Compatible Components (from 2,874 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,092

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 2,874)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 141 106 90  114  186  115  -  91 $1,448
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 138 102 87  108  185  104  -  90 $1,448
DEU-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Good UFO - 119 125 90  95  135  266  -  75 $1,305
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Very good UFO - 117 116 86  91  134  208  97  74 $1,158
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 138 102 87  112  182  101  -  91 $1,448
DEU-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Excellent UFO - 124 132 96  105  141  246  -  91 $1,157
LVA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Good UFO - 115 125 90  88  131  260  -  98 $1,082
USA-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Above average UFO - 116 115 81  89  135  235  -  75 $1,597
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Excellent UFO - 119 132 96  98  134  257  -  84 $1,194

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