Compatible Components (from 3,910 PCs)

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

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 3,910 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,205

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 3,910)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
AUT-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 142 134 103  100  182  214  101  99 $1,332
USA-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 141 106 90  114  186  115  -  91 $1,587
POL-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 139 138 98  98  174  260  98  99 $1,324
CZE-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 138 136 105  105  172  222  82  95 $1,090
FRA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Outstanding UFO - 138 113 93  105  180  139  67  90 $1,338
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 138 102 87  108  185  104  -  90 $1,587
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 138 102 87  112  182  101  -  91 $1,587
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 136 129 98  94  174  211  98  80 $1,332
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 135 99 85  103  184  92  -  90 $1,587

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