Compatible Components (from 4,120 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 4,120 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $815

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 4,120)

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 i5-6600K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 171 172 95  102  239  408  -  43 $1,747
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 156 111 68  95  232  187  -  43 $1,719
NOR-User, 25 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 155 104 86  94  228  86  118  74 $1,777
USA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-6700, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 142 85 74  79  212  115  -  80 $1,946
NOR-User, 20 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 142 92 76  83  206  85  115  95 $2,082
USA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Excellent UFO - 141 139 105  108  174  241  72  83 $1,429
NOR-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Good UFO - 140 147 106  81  173  401  88  73 $1,494
CAN-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Outstanding UFO - 139 133 98  96  177  223  118  100 $1,570
USA-User, 18 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Excellent UFO - 138 143 105  99  172  263  74  102 $1,559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $332Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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