While Intel did provide us with an i845 DDR SDRAM motherboard, we were less than impressed with the poor DDR SDRAM performance of the i845D. Due to this, we decided to use Epox's 4T2A3 RDRAM i850 board for our Pentium 4 comparisons.
Pentium 4 Northwood Test System
Processor1:Intel Pentium 4A 2.0GHz
Processor2:Intel Pentium 4A 2.2GHz
Memory:256MB PC800 Kingston RDRAM (4x64MB)
Motherboard:Epox 4T2A3 i850 RDRAM
Video Card:Leadtek Winfast GeForce3 Ti500
Hard Disk:Seagate Barracuda ATA-III UDMA 100 7200RPM
Drivers:nVidia DetXP v23.11, VIA 4in1 4.37, Intel IAA
Software Used:SiSoft Sandra 2002, 3dMark2000, 3dMark2001, Quake III Arena, Star Trek Armada, Star Trek Armada II, Star Trek Voyager Elite Force
Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 CPU Benchmark
Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 Multimedia Benchmark
Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002 Memory Benchmark
Results - 3dMark2000 1024x768
Results - 3dMark2001 1024x768
Results - Quake III Arena 1024x768 32-bit Color
Results - Star Trek Armada 1024x768 16-bit Color
Results - Star Trek Voyager Elite Force 1024x768 32-bit Color
Results - Star Trek Armada II 1024x768 32-bit Color
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