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ZOTAC GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi AM2+ Motherboard - Test System Setup and Memory Performance

ZOTAC really is making it big with the ultra small Mini-ITX format. Today we have an AM2+ based setup for approval. Does it get it?

| NVIDIA Chipset in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 25, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%      Manufacturer: ZOTAC

Test System

 

Processor: AMD Phenom X4 9350e

 

Memory: 2x 1GB DDR2-1186 Geil (Supplied by Geil)

 

Hard Disk: 500GB Western Digital SE16 (Supplied by Western Digital)

 

Graphics Card Integrated Graphics Processor

 

Cooling: GIGABYTE 3D Galaxy II (Supplied by GIGABYTE)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista x64 SP1

 

Drivers: NVIDIA ForceWare 180.24

 

In today's testing we will be comparing the GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi against the Intel 630i-ITX WiFi that we previously reviewed to see just what each unit has in its arsenal. Nothing has changed from the 630i-ITX WiFi setup, so we will get right into it.

 

EVEREST Ultimate Edition

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2006

 

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

 

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

 

Buy It Here

 

 

EVEREST Ultimate Edition is an industry leading system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for enthusiasts PC users, based on the award-winning EVEREST Technology. During system optimizations and tweaking it provides essential system and overclock information, advanced hardware monitoring and diagnostics capabilities to check the effects of the applied settings. CPU, FPU and memory benchmarks are available to measure the actual system performance and compare it to previous states or other systems.

 

 ZOTAC Geforce 8200-ITX WI-FI Review

 

 ZOTAC Geforce 8200-ITX WI-FI Review

 

First off, it's our memory benchmark EVEREST. Here we can see the 8200 has a huge lead thanks to the difference in memory controllers. The Intel setup is at the mercy of the single channel DDR2 memory controller built into the GeForce 7050 that the 680i-ITX WiFi uses, where as the 8200-ITX WiFi uses the AMD Phenom's on-CPU memory controller which is running dual channel at 1066MHz; a much better option.

 

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