Compatible Components (from 5,128 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 5,128 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $883

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 5,128)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 163 164 113  99  222  347  -  109 $1,459
TUR-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 160 145 104  85  222  343  82  87 $1,975
CHE-User, 13 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 157 131 99  96  223  230  -  98 $1,817
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 156 107 94  110  223  108  -  110 $1,749
CHE-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Average UFO - 151 135 101  94  208  255  -  94 $1,817
AUS-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 150 83 79  96  226  -  88  93 $1,704
USA-User, 2 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 147 96 82  93  215  97  -  72 $1,588
ITA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700, RTX 2080 Ti Above average UFO - 144 93 79  72  210  181  107  100 $1,804
AUT-User, 20 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 142 134 103  100  182  214  101  99 $1,401

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