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VIA PT880 Chipset - Canterwood has competition, finally - Benchmarks - 3DMark03

For such a Christian oriented company, VIA has been through hell and back in the past 18 months with battles against Intel for rights and blessings to produce Pentium 4 chipsets with their motherboard partners. We've got VIA's very first Dual Channel DDR-400 Pentium 4 chipset under the spotlight today in the form of the PT880 from MSI.

| VIA Chipsets in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jan 20, 2004 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%      Manufacturer: MSI

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.

 

Please Note: Due to recent events with the 3DMark03 series, we are adding results purely for those who are still in favor of 3DMark03. These results should not be taken too seriously and are only added for interest sakes.

 

 

 

At lower resolutions the PT880 and I875P are all but equal. When the resolutions are pushed up to 1600x1200 we see the Intel I875P's superior memory controller holds the lead over VIA slightly.

 

 

 

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