Compatible Components (from 2,116 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970) Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 2,116 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $931

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 2,116)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
CZE-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 130 96 71  81  177  128  72  76 $1,388
GBR-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Average UFO - 127 90 73  86  173  93  55  78 $1,495
NLD-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 125 134 91  86  146  342  -  96 $1,539
DEU-User, 23 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 123 124 84  90  148  239  62  86 $1,531
AUT-User, 21 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 122 118 84  95  146  177  103  83 $1,611
AUT-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 122 111 78  92  150  160  82  87 $1,611
FRA-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 122 149 96  93  134  359  -  75 $1,476
GBR-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 122 122 82  87  146  232  78  83 $1,476
POL-User, 23 months ago.Core i7-7700K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 119 92 72  101  150  80  -  83 $1,521

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