Compatible Components (from 4,874 PCs)

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

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $601

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 4,874)

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Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 4090 Poor UFO - 234 92 194  81  297  304  84  74 $2,469
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 4080 Above average UFO - 229 94 191  84  281  369  106  74 $1,380
LUX-User, 18 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Good UFO - 202 101 172  93  221  272  -  105 $1,119
LUX-User, 16 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 202 101 173  91  226  305  -  104 $1,119
USA-User, 11 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 4080 Above average UFO - 222 91 172  84  274  116  91  73 $1,135
LUX-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Outstanding UFO - 199 96 166  91  223  102  -  106 $1,225
ROU-User, 20 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 199 100 171  92  220  366  -  116 $1,050
USA-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Good UFO - 198 98 169  88  229  330  79  105 $1,800
USA-User, 24 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 197 99 168  92  218  353  115  89 $1,286

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Intel Core i5-13600K $273Nvidia RTX 4060 $295Crucial MX500 250GB $35
Intel Core i5-12600K $186Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
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