The Test

Performance Test Configuration

Processor(s):
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
RAM:
256MB Samsung DDR333 CAS2.5 module (M368L3223CTL-C (L) B3)
256MB Mushkin DDR400 CAS2.5 module
256MB Corsair DDR400 CAS2 module
Hard Drive(s):
Western Digital 120GB 7200 RPM Special Edition (8MB Buffer)
Bus Master Drivers:
VIA 4-in-1 4.43
Video Card(s):
ASUS V8460 Ultra NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600
Video Drivers:
NVIDIA Detonator 30.82
Operation System(s):
Windows XP Professional
BIOS Version
M9.F5

The AnandTech Motherboard Testbed was Sponsored by Newegg. You can buy the components we used to test at www.newegg.com.

Content Creation & General Usage Performance

For our Content Creation & General Usage performance we continue to use SYSMark 2002. The applications benchmarked include:

· Internet Content Generation: Adobe Photoshop® 6.01, Adobe Premiere® 6.0, Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 7.1, Macromedia Dreamweaver 4, and Macromedia Flash 5

· Office Productivity: Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Excel 2002, Microsoft PowerPoint 2002, Microsoft Outlook 2002, Microsoft Access 2002, Netscape Communicator® 6.0, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred v.5, WinZip 8.0, and McAfee VirusScan 5.13.

For more information on the methodology and exactly what SYSMark does to generate these performance scores check out BAPCo's SYSMark 2002 Whitepaper.

Content Creation Performance
Internet Content Creation SYSMark 2002
Gigabyte 7VAXP (VIA KT400-DDR400)

Gigabyte 7VAXP (VIA KT400-DDR333)

Soyo KT400 Ultra (VIA KT400-DDR333)

ASUS A7V8X (VIA KT400-DDR333)

ECS L7VTA (VIA KT400-DDR333)

Gigabyte 7VRXP (VIA KT333-DDR333)

ASUS A7V8X (VIA KT400-DDR400)

ECS L7VTA (VIA KT400-DDR400)

Gigabyte 7VTXH+ (VIA KT266A-DDR266)

Soyo KT400 Ultra (VIA KT400-DDR400)

223

221

220

219

219

217

215

215

209

184

|
0
|
45
|
89
|
134
|
178
|
223
|
268

 

General Usage Performance
Office Productivity SYSMark 2002
Gigabyte 7VAXP (VIA KT400-DDR400)

Gigabyte 7VAXP (VIA KT400-DDR333)

Soyo KT400 Ultra (VIA KT400-DDR333)

ASUS A7V8X (VIA KT400-DDR333)

ECS L7VTA (VIA KT400-DDR333)

Gigabyte 7VRXP (VIA KT333-DDR333)

ASUS A7V8X (VIA KT400-DDR400)

ECS L7VTA (VIA KT400-DDR400)

Gigabyte 7VTXH+ (VIA KT266A-DDR266)

Soyo KT400 Ultra (VIA KT400-DDR400)

158

157

156

154

153

152

148

148

147

121

|
0
|
32
|
63
|
95
|
126
|
158
|
190

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