TEST SYSTEM SETUP
Processor - Intel Pentium 4 1.5GHz
RAM - 256mb RDRAM PC800
Motherboard - Intel Desktop Board D850GB i850, ABIT TH7 RAID
Video Card - nVidia GeForce2 Ultra 64mb
Operating System - Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1
Drivers - nVidia 10.80, DX8
Software - SiSoft Sandra 2001, 3DMark2000, 3DMark2001, Quake 3 Arena
Results - Sisoft Sandra 2001 CPU Benchmark
Results - Sisoft Sandra 2001 Memory Benchmark
Results - Sisoft Sandra 2001 Multimedia Benchmark
Results - 3DMark2001 (1024x768x32)
Results - 3DMark2000 (1024x768x16)
Results - Quake 3 Arena (High Quality, 32bit color)
The ABIT TH7 RAID motherboard is very impressive, it is chock full of very useful features and lives up to the ABIT name of high quality motherboard. The benchmarking results against the Intel D850GB reference motherboard were close, but in memory intense benchmarks it shows ABIT have done some extra work to tweak the memory system of the ABIT TH7 RAID to boost overall system performance, especially in Quake 3 Arena - It absolutely flies even in High Quality mode at 1024x768!
ABIT are to be congratulated on yet another wonderful motherboard. The ABIT TH7 RAID is packed full of useful features, overclockability is good, performance is great and most importantly the motherboard is stable. The ABIT TH7 RAID does indeed deserve to be labelled an ABIT brand motherboard.
Rating - 9.5 / 10 and TweakTown Editors Choice Award!