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GIGABYTE Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

System IO Benchmarks

 

CrystalDiskMark SATA6G:

 

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CrystalDiskMark M.2:

 

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ixChariot Network Throughput:

 

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The Z370 AORUS Gaming 5's M.2 and SATA performance is solid all around, but the board has aggressive power savings for SATA on, which has resulted in slightly lower speeds in 4K write. Networking performance is solid, but the WIFI controller isn't the fastest.

 

Audio RMAA 5.5:

 

I disable all audio features, set the correct bitrates, and then test the audio with a loopback test.

 

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Sound Judgment by Ear: Very Good, but I thought the audio was clean and more on the Excellent side. There are five ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent

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