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Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Direct3D

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

Real World Direct3D Benchmarks

 

Comanche 4 Demo

 

Comanche 4 is a helicopter flying game using the DirectX 8.1 graphics interface. It is used to test the memory and 3D sub systems of a motherboard and video processor. Any weaknesses will show up on this baby.

 

 

Comanche 4 shows a slight gap in the two boards.

 

Aquanox

 

Aquanox is the latest instalment of our benchmark software. 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.

 

 

Due to Aquanox's great demand on the memory, the gap between Albatron and EPoX increases quite a bit.

 

UT 2003

 

Unreal Tournament 2003 continues the success that Unreal Tournament generated as an online game and benchmark. UT2003 pulls all of its weight on to the 3D and Memory subsystems, pushing graphics reality to the maximum is its game, and you need some serious power to pull this one off

 

 

In the final test of the day the Albatron is slightly behind the EPoX motherboard.

 

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