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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