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Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS655) Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Test System and Sandra

When SiS first began jumping into the Pentium 4 chipset race, some folks turned their heads the other way. But they have made a huge impact in this market niche and continue to do so today. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Gigabyte SINXP1394 Motherboard based on the new SiS655 chipset. With such buzz words as Dual Channel DDR support and onboard Firewire, things are looking to get interesting!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Feb 25, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Benchmarks

 

Test Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 (Supplied by Spectrum Communications

 

Memory: 2x 256MB DDR-400 Kingmax (Supplied by Kingmax Australia

 

Hard Disk: Western Digital WD80 7200RPM (Supplied by Techbuy

 

Graphics Card: nVidia Reference Ti4200 (Supplied by nVidia

 

Software Used: SiSoft Sandra 2003, Sysmark 2002, 3DMark2001SE, PCMark2002, Vulpine GLMark 1.1, Quake 3 Arena, Star Trek Voyager, Jedi Knight II, Max Payne, Aquanox, UT 2003.

 

SiSoft Sandra 2003

 

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2003 is a synthetic windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

 

 

CPU optimization on the SINXP1394 is identical to that of its sister board 8INXP. Memory results are much more impressive than the 8INXP due to its ability to run 400MHz Dual Channel.

 

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