Compatible Components (from 8,353 PCs)

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $831

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 8,353)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
FRA-User, 19 days ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 159 131 97  90  229  260  -  61 $1,802
SWE-User, 30 days ago.Core i7-4770K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 152 107 84  80  221  193  103  77 $1,937
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 151 99 74  97  218  95  99  64 $1,831
NOR-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4770K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 150 102 86  76  217  196  105  77 $1,937
GBR-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 149 101 84  89  219  120  65  79 $2,043
USA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 149 108 85  94  214  131  82  62 $1,819
AUS-User, 1 month ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 147 90 56  86  220  112  58  88 $1,698
CAN-User, 14 days ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Average UFO - 147 103 85  80  212  173  86  50 $2,062
USA-User, 12 days ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 147 95 76  84  221  118  -  59 $1,899

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