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Gigabyte 8S655FX Ultra Motherboard Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and SiSoft Sandra

It wasn't too long ago that we looked at SiS with their 655 based chipset for the Intel processor line. While it performed fine, the folks over at SiS didn't kick back and relax, but have now come out with a new chipset. Join us as we take a look at the Gigabyte 8S655FX, which uses the latest SiS 655FX chipset and we'll find out if it can handle the workload we throw at it!

| Socket 939 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 15, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 6.5%      Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Test System

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Memory: 2x 256MB DDR-433 Kingmax (Supplied by Kingmax Australia)

 

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

 

Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 9700 Pro (Supplied by Ati)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 3.9

 

SiSoft Sandra 2004 Pro

 

SiSoft Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) 2004 is a synthetic windows benchmark that features different tests used to evaluate different PC subsystems.

 

 

 

 

Here we see the Gigabyte board just behind the Intel powered ABIT IC7-MAX3 in the memory scores and equal on CPU optimizations.

 

 

 

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