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Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Synthetic 3D and PC

EPoX were not the only clever Taiwanese engineers managing to trick the cost effective Intel 845PE chipset into operating at 800MHz FSB, just like the new and higher priced Canterwood chipset. Albatron is the second company Cameron "Sov" Johnson looks at today which managed the feat in the Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition motherboard. How does it stand up against Canterwood and EPoX 845PE? Read on and find out!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 28, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%      Manufacturer: Albatron

Synthetic 3D and PC

 

3DMark03

 

3DMark03 is the latest instalment in the popular 3DMark series. By combining DirectX 9 support with completely new graphics (including the GeForce FX and ATI Radeon 9800), it continues to provide benchmark results that empower you to make informed hardware assessments.

 

 

3DMark03 shows the same trend as Sandra 2003, Albatron falls slightly behind the EPoX 4PEA800.

 

PCMark2002

 

PCMark2002 is a completely new, multipurpose benchmark, suited for benchmarking all kinds of PCs, from laptops to workstations, as well as across multiple Windows operating systems. This easy-to-use benchmark makes professional strength benchmarking software available even to novice users. PCMark2002 consists of a series of tests that represent common tasks in home and office programs. PCMark2002 also covers many additional areas outside the scope of other MadOnion.com benchmarks.

 

 

CPU optimisation is identical across the boards, memory wise, the Albatron is slightly behind the EPoX 4PEA800, and this would explain the losses in high memory bandwidth applications.

 

Vulpine GLMark 1.1p

 

Vulpine GL mark is a Windows based OpenGL API designed to stress the OpenGL systems of a 3D Accelerator. Patch 1.1p adds in support for ATI Radeon 9800's fast 256bit memory interface optimisations and early support for the nVidia Geforce FX.

 

 

Vulpine GLMark 1.1p shows a very slight performance gap between the Albatron and EPoX board.

 

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