Compatible Components (from 9,885 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 9,885 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $960

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 9,885)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

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Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 167 167 122  100  227  346  84  97 $1,737
DEU-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 163 141 97  89  232  276  90  72 $1,829
BEL-User, 4 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 162 131 87  96  233  221  58  77 $1,687
DEU-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Good UFO - 162 160 111  87  223  372  51  89 $1,748
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Very good UFO - 162 129 100  100  231  208  56  89 $1,669
CAN-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 160 137 105  106  223  245  -  80 $1,745
DEU-User, 7 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 159 131 84  91  227  278  -  83 $1,632
DEU-User, 3 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080 Ti Excellent UFO - 158 138 88  98  219  272  -  96 $1,632
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, HD 530 (Desktop Skylake) Good UFO - 157 123 97  102  221  177  66  89 $1,669

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