I would like to build a new server for computer experiments. Because I have already had Xeon machines, I like to use i7 this time. I don't have any ideas about how to choose the best motherboard and memory to maximize the i7's performance. If you have any recommendations, please reply this thread. I really appreciate any reply! Thanks!
In regards to your inquire, recommending a motherboard and processor for you will be very difficult as it will depend on your specific needs.
I do recommend you to look over the internet for benchmarking information regarding Intel(R) processors and motherboard and with that you can get a processor model number that meets your needs and with that, you can go in to the following web site and get the list of compatible motherboards: