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Micron's Upcoming Samurai DDR Chipset - First Looks

Benchmark Setup

Intel 440 BX Chipset
MotherboardAsus P3B-F, BIOS 1004, December 6, 1999
Memory128 MB, 1 piece 128 MB Crucial PC100 CAS2
NetworkNetGear FA310TX
Intel 820 Chipset
MotherboardAsus P3C-L, BIOS 1007, December 10, 1999
Memory128 MB, 2 pieces Samsung 64 MB 800 MHz RDRAM
Networkonboard Intel 82559
Intel 840 Chipset
MotherboardIntel OR840
Memory128 MB, 2 pieces Samsung 64 MB 800 MHz RDRAM
Networkonboard Intel 82559
Micron Samurai DDR Chipset
MotherboardSamurai DDR Engineering Test Platform
MemoryMicron PC266 DDR SDRAM CAS2
NetworkNetGear FA310TX
Common Hardware
UDMA66 IDE ControllerPromise Ultra ATA 66 PCI IDE Controller
Hard Disk DriveWestern Digital WDAC 418000
Driver Information
NVIDIA GeForce 2564.12.01.0353120 MHz Core, 300 MHz DDR-RAM 32 MB
ATA DriverNT & 98 Ultra ATA BM driver v5.00.038
Environment Settings
OS VersionsWindows 98 SE 4.10.2222 AScreen Resolution 1024x768x16x85Windows NT 4.0 w/Service Pack 6aScreen Resolution 1024x768x16x85 for Sysmark98Screen Resolution 640x480x16x85 for Game Apps
DirectX Version7.0
Quake 3 ArenaRetail Versioncommand line = +set cd_nocd 1 +set s_initsound 0
ExpendableDownloadable Demo Versioncommand line = -timedemo