Compatible Components (from 2,365 PCs)

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

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Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,245

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 2,365)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
CAN-User, 3 days ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 3080-Ti Excellent UFO - 213 91 166  85  259  116  98  79 $1,526
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3090 Average UFO - 208 95 177  87  246  383  61  75 $2,667
CAN-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 177 98 149  92  196  169  79  106 $1,360
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Very good UFO - 175 99 149  89  197  272  -  97 $1,554
FRA-User, 1 month ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 170 92 143  83  209  259  96  67 $1,498
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 174 91 148  85  208  89  75  92 $1,429
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Above average UFO - 164 83 139  82  211  -  78  75 $1,440
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-7700K, RTX 3080 Poor UFO - 109 88 91  76  143  240  100  65 $1,595
USA-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 165 93 139  91  186  99  58  73 $2,197

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Intel Core i5-11400F $239Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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