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AGP and DDR support with Socket 775 from ABIT and DFI - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and SiSoft Sandra

You just went out and bought a brand spanking new and expensive AGP graphics card along with some low latency DDR memory which set you back quite a few dollars. Then next thing you hear Intel have launched a new CPU with a brand new socket. You don't cry as you would over split milk. Instead, you check out the options available from ABIT and DFI for AGP and DDR support with Socket 775. Wipe away those tears and read on!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 21, 2004 4:00 am

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 560 3.6GHz (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Memory: 2x 512MB PC4200 OCZ (Supplied by OCZ)

 

Hard Disk: 2x Maxtor Maxline III 250GB RAID (RAID 0 on ICH5R)

 

Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 9800XT (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 4.9

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2004 SP2b

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.sisoftware.co.uk

 

Product Homepage: http://sisoftware.jaggedonline.com/index.php?location=home&a=TTA&lang=en

 

Buy It Here

 

 

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

 

 

In the memory tests under Sandra we see the two motherboards equally pitched. PAT is definitely not worth much here.

 

 

 

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