Compatible Components (from 8,550 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 8,550 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $801

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 8,550)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
ESP-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Very good UFO - 182 100 155  91  202  293  108  103 $2,193
FRA-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 188 97 159  92  207  141  -  99 $1,189
DEU-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 179 95 148  93  197  140  117  82 $1,407
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3090 Good UFO - 221 97 186  89  255  241  -  89 $2,108
USA-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 209 99 176  90  236  345  78  99 $1,189
SWE-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Very good UFO - 162 101 136  92  177  311  98  99 $1,254
FRA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Above average UFO - 215 93 177  94  239  110  86  71 $1,689
ITA-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3090 Average UFO - 215 98 183  89  247  259  74  91 $2,356
AUT-User, 16 days ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 214 95 176  88  250  112  86  100 $1,900

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Intel Core i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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