Compatible Components (from 4,680 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,148

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 4,680)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 4 days ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 145 173 120  93  176  393  107  102 $1,323
CAN-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 144 118 97  108  187  118  185  105 $1,170
EST-User, 10 months ago.Core i5-7600K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 143 148 96  111  173  259  114  101 $1,153
CHE-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 141 132 102  104  181  214  65  100 $1,580
EST-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 141 143 106  104  175  249  107  98 $1,224
CAN-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 140 117 96  107  180  114  190  106 $1,170
FRA-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 140 107 87  108  185  103  85  93 $1,327
NLD-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 140 130 79  86  184  245  109  92 $1,574
AUT-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Very good UFO - 140 144 114  104  171  255  91  109 $1,932

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