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The 6 Best Motherboards With 8 RAM Slots in 2022

Motherboard With 8 RAM Slots

We updated this article in July to cover the rest of 2022. There aren’t any new 8 RAM motherboards over this last half-year so our top picks remain the same.

It’s worth adding that today’s 8 RAM options run on HEDT chipsets that are a few years old. These are still very powerful for niche requirements but will have some diminishing returns compared to modern mid-range chipsets (e.g. the below picks have limited Intel processor and DDR5 compatibility).

With that in mind, I’d recommend carefully considering if you really need 256GB of RAM. I think a majority of high-end builds will do better with a premium E-ATX motherboard running on a more up-to-date offering with 128GB RAM.

If you told me there would be motherboards with 256GB RAM support 20 years ago, I would have laughed at your funny joke.

And yet, here we are!

AMD and Intel’s innovations have come so far that there are now premium offerings that boast 8 DIMM slots capable of up to 32GB each.

While the average user does not need this amount of RAM, if you’re building a serious setup for production, hosting, or the most powerful PC you possibly can, then this capability could really take you to the next level.

Today’s feature is here to guide you through the best motherboards with 8 RAM slots. These are premium offerings with lots more going for them than just the RAM, too.


MSI Creator TRX40

Best AMD Motherboard With 8 RAM Slots

MSI Creator TRX40

Our Rating: 9.5/10


ASUS ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II

Best Intel Motherboard With 8 RAM Slots

ASUS ROG Strix X299-E

Our Rating: 9.5/10