Compatible Components (from 7,242 PCs)

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

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 7,242 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,216

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 7,242)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
AUS-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 152 142 111  103  201  250  57  97 $1,453
CAN-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 145 130 106  113  187  204  -  118 $1,209
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 144 165 115  103  176  375  -  72 $1,158
ISL-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 143 143 107  105  182  278  -  88 $1,158
DEU-User, 9 days ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 142 126 105  121  177  172  61  104 $1,089
CAN-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 141 141 104  102  177  255  72  98 $1,400
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 141 152 97  105  176  329  -  52 $1,158
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 141 132 99  100  184  230  -  94 $1,744
DEU-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 141 143 104  99  176  306  -  98 $2,127

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Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $310Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
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