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Abit SR7-8X SiS648 Motherboard Review - System Productivity

We've been hearing rumors about a new SiS chipset hitting the streets. That's right, the SiS648 chipset is out prowling around in some of the newer motherboards. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he delves into the Abit SR7-8X Motherboard that uses this very chipset. After hearing all the stories about how good this new chipset is, its time to see if it can live up to the hype!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 23, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%      Manufacturer: Abit

Results - PCMark 2002

 

PCMark 2002 follows basically the same concept as 3DMark2001 SE however, it tests system productivity rather than 3D gaming performance. After the tests are completed, PCMark outputs three scores - CPU, Memory and HDD.

 

 

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.

 

 

Results - Content Creation Winstone 2001

 

Content Creation tests your computer's ability to create and manipulate images, webpages etc using real world programs such as Photoshop and Dreamweaver, then gives you an overall score.

 

 

Once again, in all three system productivity benchmarks we see the i845E chipset's lack of DDR333 support hold the Albatron PX845E boards back from performing on par with the SiS648 chipset.

 

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