Compatible Components (from 5,042 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,025

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 5,042)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
AUS-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Excellent UFO - 125 131 100  107  141  203  105  106 $1,480
THA-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Very good UFO - 124 138 99  102  140  244  103  89 $1,499
CHE-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Good UFO - 119 134 93  81  133  322  70  72 $1,525
THA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Very good UFO - 122 144 100  99  132  269  106  98 $1,363
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, Titan X Pascal Good UFO - 133 79 73  98  187  -  95  79 $2,101
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Good UFO - 121 143 102  94  132  280  95  82 $1,382
ROU-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Good UFO - 122 135 95  100  139  262  -  73 $1,402
CAN-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Above average UFO - 119 130 93  87  133  292  47  75 $932
THA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Above average UFO - 120 121 87  84  140  243  106  75 $1,363

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AmazonUS $128.393 mins ago.
BHPhotoUS $128.395 hrs ago.
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Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
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