Compatible Components (from 5,331 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the Asus Z97-A Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 5,331 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $898

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 5,331)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 192 98 160  98  203  161  76  70 $1,048
USA-User, 25 days ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 3080 Poor UFO - 115 78 90  80  151  -  65  53 $889
TUR-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 171 96 140  95  182  135  42  89 $1,752
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 172 91 141  94  193  -  107  62 $1,669
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 157 94 129  90  179  183  91  59 $1,208
FRA-User, 3 months ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 2080-Ti Below average UFO - 155 88 122  87  188  95  73  37 $1,618
GBR-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 132 94 110  90  147  127  88  85 $1,746
USA-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 153 94 125  90  173  104  61  84 $1,799
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 149 91 122  88  174  109  -  57 $2,092

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Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $144Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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