Compatible Components (from 3,178 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 3,178 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $694

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 3,178)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
CAN-User, 12 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 213 91 166  85  259  116  98  79 $1,188
CAN-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Very good UFO - 212 95 182  85  254  283  111  106 $1,364
USA-User, 19 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3090 Average UFO - 208 95 177  87  246  383  61  75 $1,968
USA-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Very good UFO - 205 102 169  97  215  254  112  103 $1,220
USA-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Very good UFO - 199 97 171  88  233  313  63  80 $1,559
NLD-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080-Ti Good UFO - 198 93 168  86  236  117  87  98 $1,438
GBR-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 198 94 162  86  235  258  70  80 $1,734
GBR-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Good UFO - 190 94 162  85  228  295  59  80 $1,734
USA-User, 24 days ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080-Ti Average UFO - 189 95 158  88  223  254  42  59 $1,423

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Intel Core i5-12600K $275Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $446Crucial MX500 250GB $35
Intel Core i5-12400F $160Nvidia RTX 3050 $292Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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