Compatible Components (from 7,433 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $937

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 7,433)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

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GPU
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HDD
RAM
Price
DEU-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 136 90 74  77  193  120  125  62 $1,558
SWE-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 128 90 68  89  177  94  -  65 $1,438
GBR-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Below average UFO - 127 79 64  73  182  85  55  46 $1,626
DEU-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-4790K, Titan X Pascal Good UFO - 123 100 76  90  157  118  85  83 $1,877
AUS-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-4790, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 124 83 62  74  174  117  38  68 $1,735
AUS-User, 7 months ago.Core i7-4790, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 123 77 61  71  175  121  -  51 $1,527
DEU-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Outstanding UFO - 118 96 72  94  148  129  -  86 $1,243
USA-User, 2 years ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Very good UFO - 117 95 74  84  142  62  343  80 $1,156
FRA-User, 13 months ago.Core i7-4790K, GTX 1080-Ti Excellent UFO - 116 93 67  83  149  110  91  59 $1,283

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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $260Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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