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ABIT AA8 and AG8 - Intel Socket 775 in Style - Benchmarks - PCMark

It is ABIT's turn in the spotlight today as we provide a look into two of their newest motherboards, the AA8 and AG8. Each are designed specifically to work with Intel's new Socket 775 processors along with DDR (on the AG8) and DDR-2 memory (on the AA8). After taking a look at both motherboards we compare the performance of each to determine which the best choice is. Intel 915 or 925X? Let's find out now!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Nov 17, 2004 5:00 am

PCMark

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2002/April 22nd Patch and 2004/v120

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com

 

Product Homepage: http://www.futuremark.com/products/pcmark04/

 

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PCMark is a multipurpose benchmark, suited for benchmarking all kinds of PCs, from laptops to workstations, as well as across multiple Windows operating systems. This easy-to-use benchmark makes professional strength benchmarking software available even to novice users. PCMark consists of a series of tests that represent common tasks in home and office programs. PCMark also covers many additional areas outside the scope of other MadOnion.com benchmarks.

 

 

 

 

 

In both PCMark versions we see a very similar picture as we did in Sandra with the more expensive 925X (AA8) being slightly slower in CPU yet slightly faster in memory. We will have to see if these results affect us later on in our gaming tests.

 

 

 

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