Compatible Components (from 4,485 PCs)

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

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 4,485 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,103

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 4,485)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 137 142 100  94  175  281  -  105 $1,215
CAN-User, 2 month ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 135 139 99  100  165  244  105  100 $1,607
DEU-User, 6 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 135 103 75  108  176  98  54  86 $1,330
GBR-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 134 143 103  97  164  272  94  71 $1,379
MDG-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 134 104 89  110  173  81  97  106 $1,349
CAN-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 134 106 86  102  176  117  77  81 $1,256
GBR-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 134 104 72  103  177  131  -  86 $1,496
MDG-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 134 103 89  108  172  78  100  107 $1,349
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 133 97 71  96  179  106  55  85 $1,605

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