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EPoX 915P Motherboard under the scope - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and SiSoft Sandra

For those who have had an interest in performance computing for several years, you'll remember the name EPoX as being one of the several companies who really pushed overclocking in the beginning stages and worked hard on competing with the best in the motherboard business. Today we are taking a look at their 5EPA+ board which is based around Intel's 915P chipset with DDR memory support. Does the overclocking trend still exist today or does EPoX have a little more work to do? Read on and find out as we take a closer look!

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 10, 2004 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 7.5%Manufacturer: EPoX

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium 560 3.6GHz (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Spectrum Communications)

 

Memory: 2x 512MB DDR2-533 Micron

 

Hard Disk: 2x Maxtor Maxline III 250GB RAID (RAID 0 on ICH5R and ICH6R)

 

Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce 6600GT PCI-Express x16

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

 

Drivers: nVidia Forceware 66.93

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2005

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.sisoftware.co.uk

 

Product Homepage: http://sisoftware.jaggedonline.com/index.php?location=home&a=TTA&lang=en

 

Buy It Here

 

 

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

 

 

The 5PEA+ managed to beat out the MSI DDR-2 board in memory, but not the MSI I915P board using DDR.

 

 

 

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