Compatible Components (from 10,359 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 10,359 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $984

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 10,359)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
NLD-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 144 145 105  102  184  259  104  81 $1,410
FRA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 139 128 96  90  180  237  89  62 $1,297
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 138 128 97  106  173  188  105  70 $1,301
FRA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 138 128 97  92  177  235  85  63 $1,294
USA-User, 26 days ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 137 108 87  98  183  135  77  62 $1,333
USA-User, 10 days ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Above average UFO - 136 106 87  105  178  115  63  71 $1,255
USA-User, 16 days ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Very good UFO - 136 126 93  98  173  241  -  62 $1,255
USA-User, 10 days ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Excellent UFO - 136 131 95  96  171  264  -  62 $1,255
AUS-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080 Ti Good UFO - 135 131 94  90  173  280  -  61 $1,735

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