21 Slot-1 Motherboards using VIA Chipsets

The Benchmarks: SYSmark 2000 - Windows 98 SE

I was surprised when I first saw the benchmark scores of the Soltek motherboard. It is the only one, which is capable of almost achieving the performance of the Asus. Most Apollo Pro 133A-boards score almost the same - the differences are smaller than 5%. Just AOpen, RioWorks and Tyan cannot keep up with the others.

You will see the Q-Lity P3V-T scoring fifth best. As described in the evaluation, the AGP bus is overclocked by default. Obviously this does push up the board's performance into the 694X league. There's practically zero difference between the other 693A motherboards, except that they score much worse (as expected).

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