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DFI NS70-EL SiS645DX Motherboard Review - DFI NS70-EL - Page 4

With Intel and VIA battling it out over the high-end chipset market, many folks have missed a sleeper coming into the picture. SiS has brought into being a Pentium 4 chipset that supports most of today's top tier capabilities and makes for some very surprising (and pleasing) results in the benchmarking department. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a hard look at the DFI NS70-EL featuring the SiS645DX chipset. The results just may turn your head.

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Mar 28, 2002 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: DFI

Benchmarks

 

- Test System

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2GHz (20x100)

 

Motherboard: DFI NS70-EL (SiS645DX), Abit BD7-RAID (i845D)

 

Memory: Kingmax 256MB DDR333, Mushkin 256MB DDR266

 

Video Card: Prolink Pixelview GeForce3

 

Sound Card: Creative Soundblaster Audigy Platinum eX

 

Hard Disk: Quantum Fireball Plus LM 15GB ATA100

 

Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional SP2

 

Drivers: nVidia DetonatorXP v23.11, DirectX 8.1

 

Software Used: SiSoft Sandra 2002, 3DMark2001 SE, Quake III Arena, Content Creation Winstone 2001, Business Winstone 2001

 

Results - SiSoft Sandra 2002

 

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2001 is a synthetic windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

 

Results - Business Winstone 2001

 

Business Winstone tests your computer's word processing, spreadsheet and presentation application ability using Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Both Content Creation and Business Winstone 2001 give you great examples of real-world performance.

 

 

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