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Gigabyte's push towards the gamer - G1975X on trial - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and Sandra

On the chopping block today is the Gigabyte G1975X motherboard. It is based on the 975X chipset and for the gamer.

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Feb 3, 2006 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%      Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Test System Setup

 

Processor: Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 840 (800MHz FSB) (Supplied by Intel)

 

Memory: 2x 512MB Corsair DDR2-800

 

Hard Disk: 2x Seagate 7200.9 RAID 0 (Supplied by Seagate)

 

Graphics Card: ATI Radeon X800XT Platinum (Supplied by ASUS)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP SP2

 

Drivers: ATI Catalyst 6.1 and DX9c

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2005 SR3a

 

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.

 

 

Here we can see that the Gigabyte G1 is slightly faster than the Intel reference I975X board, however, its power over the 8I955X board in memory performance is quite impressive due to the extra features Intel has put into the chipset.

Gigabyte GA-G1975X Motherboard

 

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