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MSI K8N Diamond Plus Motherboard - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and Sandra

By: Cameron Johnson | NVIDIA Chipset in Motherboards | Posted: May 2, 2006 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: MSI

Test System Setup


Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 4200


Memory: 2x 512MB Corsair DDR-533


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


Graphics Card: 2x GeForce 7800GT in SLI (Supplied by ASUS)


Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Processional SP2


Drivers: nVidia ForceWare 84.21, nForce4 AMD/Intel X16 6.85 and DX9c


Today we are pitting the K8N Diamond Plus against the ABIT AN8 32X motherboard to see how it compares to another SLI x16 based board as well as the Albatron K8SLI based on the original nForce 4 SLI chipset.


SiSoft Sandra


Version and / or Patch Used: 2005 SR3


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



Here all boards perform identical due to the use of the AMD CPU as the memory controller rather than depending on the board (chipset) itself.

MSI K8N Diamond Plus Motherboard


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