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Mega 12-way Intel 925 and 915 Motherboard Roundup - Benchmarks - Sisoft Sandra 2004

Brace yourself! We have rounded up no less than 12 of the latest Intel 925 and 915 chipset based motherboards to hit the market from Albatron, ABIT, Gigabyte, EPoX, Tyan, MSI, ASUS and Intel. If you are looking at buying a new motherboard to suit your new Pentium 4 LGA775 socket processor, you'd be silly not to stop by and check out our results!

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 30, 2004 4:00 am

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 560 (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Memory: 2x 512MB DDR2-533 Micron and 2x 512MB OCZ DDR-533

 

Hard Disk: 2x Maxtor Maxline III 250GB RAID (RAID 0 on ICH5R and ICH6R) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce PCX5900 (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

 

Drivers: nVidia Forceware 61.78

 

Sandra 2004 SP2

 

SiSoft Sandra (System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2004 SP2 is a synthetic Windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

 

 

Here we see the motherboards are pretty even, however, the DDR-2 based motherboards are slightly behind in memory bandwidth due to higher latencies inherent to DDR-2 at this stage in time.

 

 

 

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