Compatible Components (from 10,493 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Motherboard.

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $788

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 10,493)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
NLD-User, 3 months ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 177 95 138  91  200  112  104  73 $1,112
FRA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3090 Very poor UFO - 154 87 128  83  195  151  -  32 $2,239
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 171 92 146  87  203  105  80  51 $1,224
GBR-User, 3 months ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 164 93 128  90  189  112  -  64 $1,046
GBR-User, 1 month ago.Core i5-4690K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 182 88 138  84  227  110  -  40 $1,021
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 172 87 145  84  214  113  85  51 $1,227
FRA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-4790, RTX 3080 Average UFO - 128 80 105  79  170  -  93  58 $955
USA-User, 26 days ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 181 85 151  78  241  114  89  50 $2,011
GBR-User, 2 months ago.Core i7-4790K, RTX 2080-Ti Excellent UFO - 179 96 151  92  200  129  97  85 $1,893

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Intel Core i5-10400F $150Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $48
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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