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EPoX 4PEA+ (i845PE) Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Direct3D

It seems that the Intel crowd keeps getting bigger and the chipset market is up to the challenge with new designs all the time. But how can the end user know what works and what doesn't? Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he answers these questions in regards to the EPoX 4PEA+ Motherboard. It uses the i845PE chipset and has a list of features that will make most folks drool, but can it cope with the stress that the enthusiast will put it through? There is only one way to find out, so come see for yourself!

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Feb 3, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 7.5%Manufacturer: EPoX

Real-World Direct3D Benchmarks

 

Max Payne

 

Max Payne is a new generation DirectX 7/8 game. This game is based on Hardware T&L advancements as well as many other features of the Intel Pentium 4 and Athlon XP.

 

 

Max Payne doesn't show any problems like Star Trek Voyager or Jedi Knight II did. In this the 4PEA+ tops the i845PE list.

 

Aquanox

 

Aquanox is one of the latest installments to our benchmark suite. This game is based heavily on DirectX 8 and 8.1 advancements and is designed to stress video cards to their ultimate limit, in all the best D3D benchmark to date.

 

 

Aquanox shows a slight slip, but only down one spot from first to second for the EPoX board.

 

UT 2003

 

 

Unreal Tournament gives EPoX the lead in the final Direct3D test.

 

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