Compatible Components (from 13,788 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z490-A PRO Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 13,788 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,134

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 13,788)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 2 months ago.Core i9-10900K, RTX 4090 Good UFO - 343 107 368  107  334  232  77  131 $2,317
KWT-User, 2 months ago.Core i9-10850K, RTX 4090 Above average UFO - 324 103 336  103  329  220  91  102 $2,099
GBR-User, 22 days ago.Core i9-10900K, RTX 4090 Below average UFO - 318 103 341  100  333  306  -  77 $2,491
DEU-User, 1 month ago.Core i5-10600K, RTX 4090 Above average UFO - 317 105 292  103  322  312  -  88 $2,175
GBR-User, 1 month ago.Core i9-11900K, RTX 4090 Average UFO - 322 101 329  101  334  361  -  76 $2,290
AUS-User, 2 months ago.Core i5-10600KF, RTX 4090 Average UFO - 296 98 266  95  325  149  -  105 $2,411
AUS-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-10700K, RTX 4090 Average UFO - 296 101 291  97  316  210  94  100 $2,330
SGP-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-10700KF, RTX 4090 Average UFO - 269 96 260  92  304  202  103  83 $2,200
DEU-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-10700K, RTX 4090 Average UFO - 277 101 277  99  289  229  -  104 $2,686

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Intel Core i5-13600K $302Nvidia RTX 3060 $325Crucial MX500 250GB $37
Intel Core i3-12100F $98Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $450Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $49SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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