Compatible Components (from 3,837 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,138

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 3,837)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 137 142 100  94  175  281  -  105 $1,259
DEU-User, 2 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 135 103 75  108  176  98  54  86 $1,262
GBR-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 134 143 103  97  164  272  94  71 $1,218
MDG-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 134 104 89  110  173  81  97  106 $1,261
CAN-User, 2 month ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 134 106 86  102  176  117  77  81 $1,103
GBR-User, 8 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 134 104 72  103  177  131  -  86 $1,621
MDG-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 134 103 89  108  172  78  100  107 $1,485
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 133 97 71  96  179  106  55  85 $1,740
USA-User, 10 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 132 95 70  108  175  83  -  93 $1,446

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