Compatible Components (from 8,992 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 8,992 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $952

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 8,992)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
FRA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 159 131 97  90  229  260  -  61 $1,793
SWE-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4770K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 152 107 84  80  221  193  103  77 $1,918
USA-User, 2 months ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 151 99 74  97  218  95  99  64 $1,809
NOR-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4770K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 150 102 86  76  217  196  105  77 $1,918
GBR-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 149 101 84  89  219  120  65  79 $1,850
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 149 108 85  94  214  131  82  62 $1,810
AUS-User, 2 months ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 147 90 56  86  220  112  58  88 $1,672
CAN-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Average UFO - 147 103 85  80  212  173  86  50 $1,997
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 147 95 76  84  221  118  -  59 $1,891

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Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $280Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
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