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Abit KX7-333R KT333 Motherboard Review - Benchmarking

Abit. When you hear this name you think of a manufacturer that has brought out some great motherboards in the past. But when they introduced the AT7 board with it's Legacy-Free packaging, some folks had second thoughts. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at the new Abit KX7-333R Motherboard. It takes the KT333 chipset, the newest Highpoint RAID controller, and then adds back in the legacy support that many feel they still need. Can it live up to the Abit tradition? Let's find out!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 11, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Abit

Benchmarking

 

- Test System

 

Processor: AMD AthlonXP 1800+ (1.53GHz)

 

Motherboard: Abit KX7-333R, Soyo KT333 Dragon Ultra (KT333), Abit AT7 (KT333)

 

Memory: OCZ 256MB DDR333

 

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: VIA 4-in-1 v4.38, nVidia DetonatorXP v27.50, 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) 2002 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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