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New Hope For Athlon - The VIA Apollo KX133 Chipset

Benchmark Setup

Hardware Information
CPUAMD Athlon 800
KX133 MotherboardVIA VT5249B1 Reference Board, BIOS date Jan 4, 2000
Irongate MotherboardAsus K7M, BIOS date Jan 21, 2000, Super Bypass not enabled
Memory128 MB Micron/Crucial Technologies PC133 CAS2
NetworkNetgear FA310TX
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce256 DDR Reference Board
Driver Information
GeForce256Reference Driver 3.68
KX133 Chipset DriversVIA 4in1 4.18
Environment Settings
OS VersionWindows 98 SE 4.10.2222 A / Windows NT SP6a
DirectX Version7.0
Quake 3 ArenaRetail Versioncommand line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0
ExpendableDownloadable Demo VersionCommand Line Setting '-timedemo'
Descent IIIRetail versionSettings = -nosound -nomusic -nonetwork -timetest
Quake 2Retail Version, 3.20, plus AMD 3DNow!-Patch

Resolution for all 3D-games:

640x480, 16-bit Color, 85 Hz Refresh Rate

Resolution for Sysmark2000 under Windows98:

1024x768, 16-bit Color, 85 Hz Refresh Rate

Resolution for Sysmark2000 under WindowsNT:

1280x1024, 32-bit Color, 85 Hz Refresh Rate

Resolution for SPECviewperf under both OS:

1280x1024, 32-bit Color, 85 Hz Refresh Rate