Athlon Hit Parade: 10 mobos with the nForce2 Ultra400

Test Setup

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General Hardware
ProcessorAMD Athlon XP 3200+ Barton (2.20 GHz, 400 MHz FSB)
RAM2x 256 MB TWINX PC3500 CL2, Corsair MicroTwinMOS 2x 256 MB PC3200, CL2
Hard DriveMaxtor MaXLine Plus II, 250 GB, 7,200 rpm,UltraATA/133
Graphics CardAsus V8460, GeForce 4 TI4600, 128 MB
Additional Hardware
Network Card3COM 3C905-TX
Driver & Settings
Graphics DriverDetonator 4 Series Version 44.03
Chipset DrivernVIDIA driver 2.03
DirectX Version9.0A
Screen Resolution1024x768x32, 85 Hz
OSWindows XP Professional SP1
Quake III ArenaRetail Version 1.16command line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0Graphics detail set to ’Normal’Benchmark using ’Q3DEMO1’
Unreal Tournament 2003Official Demo
Comanche 4Official Demo
WinRAR3.20, Best Compression
SPECviewperfVersion 7.0, all tests
mpeg4 encodingXmpeg 4.5
DivX 5.02 Pro (YV12)Compression/quality : HighestData Rate : 780 kbitFormat : 720x576 Pixel@25 fps150 MB VOB file, no Audio
Sysmark 2002Internet Content Creation
Lame MP3Lame 3.91 MMX, SSE, SSE2, 3DNow !
PCMark 2002Memory Bandwidth Benchmark
3DMark 2001SEDefault Resolution : 1024x768x32