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Mega 12-way Intel 925 and 915 Motherboard Roundup (Page 1)

Brace yourself! We have rounded up no less than 12 of the latest Intel 925 and 915 chipset based motherboards to hit the market from Albatron, ABIT, Gigabyte, EPoX, Tyan, MSI, ASUS and Intel. If you are looking at buying a new motherboard to suit your new Pentium 4 LGA775 socket processor, you'd be silly not to stop by and check out our results!
By Cameron Johnson from Aug 29, 2004 @ 23:00 CDT



It has been two months since Intel brought us the I9xx series chipsets. The I915 and I925X chipsets are in part a first generation evolutionary product, which has now started to gain industry support, with many manufacturers starting to take on the new platform as a mainstream product, with various ways of implementing it.


The difference between I9xx and the I8xx chipsets is support for DDR-2, removing the AGP graphics port and adding in a PCI Express x16 slot as well as a new CPU layout known as LGA775 or as its been nicknamed Socket T (as Tejas was set to be the first CPU on this new platform).


Designed to bring high quality graphics interface, a faster and unified interface protocol in PCI Express as well as increase the potential of the Intel Pentium 4 processor, the I9xx series chipsets still have quite a bit to prove, and today we intend to see if it can prove what it claims on paper.


Today we have a massive roundup of motherboards based on the I915(P/G) and I925X chipsets from various motherboard vendors with various degrees of support and platform adoption. Today we intend to see who has what and your best choice as the consumer.


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