use the Playback/Recording test, first adjusting levels so they're
within the benchmark parameters and then, using 24-bit, 192kHz tracks,
we connect the line-in to the speaker/line-out jack using a standard
3.5mm audio cable.
We dip below £150 for the first time with Gigabyte and Z370, but how well does it stack up against MSI's excellent Z370 SLI Plus?
Building a Coffee Lake system on a budget? MSI's Z370 SLI Plus retails for less than £135.
Intel's mid-range Core i5 gets a 50 percent core boost to battle with Ryzen, but at £250 can it take on AMD's cheaper six-core CPUs?
Can MSI topple Gigabyte's excellent Z370N-WiFi in the mini-ITX stakes with the latest incarnation of its dinky Pro Carbon AC board
Gigabyte has the second cheapest Z370 mini-ITX board, but the Z370N-WiFi doesn't skimp on features.
Is Asus' £250 premium Z370 ROG board worth the cash over cheaper models?
Can Gigabyte's £170 Aorus Ultra Gaming strike a good balance between price and features for Coffee Lake owners?
Intel doubled its Core i3 core counts, and the Core i3-8350K costs just £160, but is it still a bargain compared to AMD's Ryzen 5 quad-cores?
This prebuilt system has a 4.8GHz Core i7-8700K and a GTX 1070 for £1,700.
Asus' latest ROG Strix board offers dual M.2 ports, a large M.2 heatsink, RGB lighting, and Wi-Fi.
Our first Z370 board review is a beast; MSI pulls out all the stops with the Godlike Gaming
The final big CPU launch of the year sees Intel aiming at AMD in the mid-range to give Ryzen a bloody nose, with the Core i7-8700K seeing a 50 percent core boost compared to the Core i7-7700K for not a lot more cash.
We take a look at six new Z370 motherboards in the flesh and see what's new with Intel's new Z370 platform for its eighth gen Coffee Lake CPUs.