Compatible Components (from 3,581 PCs)

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

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Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,167

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 3,581)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
CAN-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 144 118 97  108  187  118  185  105 $1,208
EST-User, 4 months ago.Core i5-7600K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 143 148 96  111  173  259  114  101 $1,209
CHE-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 141 132 102  104  181  214  65  100 $1,682
EST-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 141 143 106  104  175  249  107  98 $1,279
NLD-User, 6 months ago.Core i5-6600K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 141 136 82  86  184  272  109  92 $989
CAN-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 140 117 96  107  180  114  190  106 $1,208
ESP-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 140 138 102  95  177  259  110  100 $1,068
AUT-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Very good UFO - 140 144 114  104  171  255  91  109 $1,987
AUS-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 139 140 101  101  177  273  -  74 $1,211

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