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VIA EPIA EX - Mini-ITX at the next level - Benchmarks - WorldBench

VIA is finally back in the labs with a look at their EPIA EX motherboard with C7 1.5GHz low power processor onboard!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 14, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9%      Manufacturer: VIA

WorldBench

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 5.0

 

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

 

Product Homepage: http://www.pcworld.com

 

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WorldBench 5.0 is the fifth generation of PC World's industry-standard benchmarking application. Designed to measure the performance of today's wide range of personal computers, WorldBench has been in continuous use at PC World for nine years.

 

WorldBench 5.0 uses the following applications to gauge system performance: ACD Systems ACDSee PowerPack 5.0, Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1, Adobe Premiere 6.5, Ahead Software Nero Express 6.0.0.3, Discreet 3ds max 5.1 (DirectX), Discreet 3ds max 5.1 (OpenGL), Microsoft Office XP with SP-2, Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Mozilla 1.4, Musicmatch Jukebox 7.10, Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5 and WinZip Computing WinZip 8.1.

 

 

Lastly we tested for office productivity - lower scores are better here!

 

Considering its background, the VIA C7 is an extremely good office setup - it is not going to run 3D rendering as good as the AMD setup, but its score is not that bad considering what its designed for.

 

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