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GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI (Intel Z370) Motherboard Review (Page 9)

By Steven Bassiri from Jan 19, 2018 @ 8:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

System IO Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark SATA6G:


CrystalDiskMark M.2:


ixChariot Network Throughput:


The Z370XP SLI's M.2 and SATA performance are good, although the aggressive link power management (LPM) of the SATA drive does reduce its 4K writes a bit. You can disable that in the UEFI. Check out that sequential read though, it's beautiful. Networking performance is where it should be.

Audio RMAA 5.5:

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


Sound Judgment by Ear: Very Good, solid audio. There are five ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent.

PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

USUnited States: The Gigabyte Z370XP SLI (Intel LGA1151/ Z370/ ATX/ 2xM.2/ SLI/Motherboard) retails for $179.98 at

UKUnited Kingdom: The GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI (Intel Z370) Motherboard retails for £ at

CACanada: The GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI (Intel Z370) Motherboard retails for $266.98 CAD at

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