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EPoX 4PCA3+ Canterwood Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Test System and Sandra

EPoX are a smaller Taiwanese motherboard manufacturer who have been known for years for their high performing, highly overclockable AMD based motherboards. Does this trend follow over to the Intel side with their newest motherboard, the 4PCA3+ which is based on Intel's high-end Canterwood chipset? Read on as Cameron "Sov" Johnson tells us all about EPoX's newest motherboard and how it stands up to its competition.

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 4, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 7.5%      Manufacturer: EPoX

Test System

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz (800MHz FSB) (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: ATI Radeon 9700 Pro (Supplied by ATI)

 

Software Used: SiSoft Sandra MAX3, SysMark 2002, 3DMark03, PCMark 2002, Vulpine GLMark 1.1, Quake III Arena, Star Trek Voyager, Jedi Knight II, Comanche 4, Aquanox and UT 2003

 

SiSoft Sandra MAX3

 

SiSoft Sandra (System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) MAX3 is a synthetic Windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

 

 

The EPoX 4PCA3 doesn't score as well as the other boards.

 

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