Changing Of The Guard: Four Athlon Motherboards For DDR400

Test Setup

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ProcessorAMD Athlon XP 2600+
RAM512 MB PC3200 CL2.5, TwinMos
Hard DriveIBM DeskStar 60GXP, IC35040, 40 GB, 7,200 rpm
Graphics CardnVIDIA GeForce 4 TI 4600, 128 MB DDR
General Hardware
Network Card3COM 3C905-TX
Hard Drive40 GB, 5T040H4, Maxtor, NTFSUDMA100 7200 rpm 2 MB Cache
Drivers, Softwares, Settings
Graphics DriverDetonator 4 Series Version 30.82
Chipset and AGP DriverVIA 4in1 4.42v
DirectX Version8.1
Resolution1024x768x16, 85 HzWith SPECviewperf: 1280x1024x32, 85 Hz
OSWindows XP Professional, Ver. 5.1.2600
Quake III ArenaRetail Version 1.16command line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0Graphics detail set to 'Normal'Benchmark using 'Q3DEMO1'
Unreal TournamentPatch 4.26, UTBENCH-Demo
3DMark2001 ProBuild 200 - default Benchmark
PCMark2002 Proonly CPU and Memory Bench (no Video Memory)
SiSoft Sandra 2001Professional Version 2001.3.7.50
SPECviewperfVersion 7.0
mpeg4 encodingXmpeg 4.5DivX 5.02 Pro (YV12)Compression/quality: SlowestData Rate: 780 kBitFormat: 720x576 Pixel@25 fps150 MB VOB file, no Audio
Sysmark 2002no Patch
LameLame 3.91 MMX, SSE, SSE2, 3DNow!
WinACE2.11, 178 MB Wave file, Best Compression,Dictionary 4096 kB