Compatible Components (from 11,647 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 11,647 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $903

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 11,647)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 142 156 104  88  178  346  84  97 $1,673
DEU-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 136 131 85  78  179  276  90  72 $1,816
BEL-User, 9 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 135 125 70  79  183  221  58  77 $1,653
DEU-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 136 142 93  73  174  372  51  89 $1,794
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 136 120 85  89  180  208  56  89 $1,661
CAN-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 135 127 88  94  174  245  -  80 $1,736
DEU-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 133 122 68  76  179  278  -  83 $1,584
SWE-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 131 93 68  77  185  119  63  88 $1,521
DEU-User, 8 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 132 129 71  81  172  272  -  96 $1,584

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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $185Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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