Compatible Components (from 8,207 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the Asus Z97-A Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 8,207 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $958

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 8,207)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

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CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
SWE-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 141 134 102  102  180  214  109  87 $1,000
DEU-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-4790K, Titan X Pascal Average UFO - 140 104 85  102  191  98  81  49 $2,014
GBR-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 140 111 88  95  192  151  -  86 $1,339
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 138 112 89  96  182  118  176  48 $1,000
CAN-User, 22 months ago.Core i5-4690K, Titan X Pascal Very good UFO - 137 95 69  91  190  96  106  86 $2,081
SWE-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 136 129 85  101  171  209  86  90 $1,000
MEX-User, 2 month ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 135 108 86  94  179  137  79  74 $1,539
SWE-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 135 130 96  95  170  210  103  85 $1,000
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Above average UFO - 135 104 85  93  180  113  120  49 $1,000

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NeweggUS $14312 months
BHPhotoUS $15023 months
AmazonUS $16429 days
OutletPCUS $20812 months
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