Compatible Components (from 15,065 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 15,065 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $950

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 15,065)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 147 160 125  94  185  346  84  97 $1,812
DEU-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 145 134 105  84  194  276  90  72 $1,919
BEL-User, 16 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 143 127 95  89  195  221  58  77 $1,733
DEU-User, 17 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 143 154 114  85  183  372  51  89 $1,841
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 144 125 104  94  195  208  56  89 $1,720
CAN-User, 19 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 142 132 108  98  187  245  -  80 $1,780
DEU-User, 19 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 140 130 95  87  187  278  -  83 $1,683
SWE-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 140 100 86  87  200  119  63  88 $1,580
DEU-User, 16 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Outstanding UFO - 143 136 99  92  189  272  -  96 $1,683

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Intel Core i5-9400F $165Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $200
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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