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Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS655) Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - System Productivity

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

Real-World System Productivity

 

Sysmark 2002

 

Sysmark2002 incorporates the following Internet Content Creation and Office Productivity applications:

 

Office Productivity: Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Excel 2002, Microsoft PowerPoint 2002, Microsoft Outlook 2002, Microsoft Access 2002, Netscape Communicator 6.0, Dragon Naturally Speaking Preferred v.5, WinZip 8.0, and McAfee Virus Scan 5.13.

 

Internet Content Creation: Adobe Photoshop 6.01, Adobe Premiere 6.0, Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 7.1, Macromedia Dreamweaver 4, and Macromedia Flash 5.

 

 

 

Sysmark shows that CPU wise (Business applications) the SINXP and the 8INXP are on equal terms. When moving into heavy graphics and memory performance is the key, the SINXP1394 gains a great advantage over the 8INXP.

 

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