Compatible Components (from 6,576 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 6,576 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $889

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 6,576)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 146 164 77  94  187  408  -  43 $1,444
USA-User, 10 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 135 102 63  94  184  101  107  82 $1,488
USA-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 131 105 55  87  181  187  -  43 $1,502
NOR-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 131 94 72  86  179  86  118  74 $1,509
ESP-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 128 89 68  85  176  108  47  74 $1,505
USA-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 127 96 75  82  172  118  105  100 $1,790
DEU-User, 4 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 127 82 52  80  179  94  -  109 $1,448
DEU-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 126 94 75  85  169  98  85  81 $1,375
DEU-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 126 90 69  78  171  117  85  77 $1,521

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $138Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210AMD RX 580 $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $334Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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