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Dual Channel DDR Pentium 4 Chipsets - Six under the Microscope

By: Cameron Johnson | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Mar 16, 2004 5:00 am

Test System Setup

 

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

 

Memory: 2x 256MB OCZ DDR-533 (Supplied by OCZ)

 

Hard Disk: Western Digital WD80 7,200 RPM (Supplied by Techbuy)

 

Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce FX 5950 Ultra (Supplied by Gigabyte)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1

 

Drivers: nVidia Forceware 53.03 and all the latest various chipset drivers at time of publishing

 

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 that CPU wise all the motherboards are equal to each other.

 

Memory is a different story - the 875P pulls just ahead with the 655TX just behind followed by the PT880 and 865PE tying for third.

 

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