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Swansong for the XP Era: VIA KT880 Chipset Challenges nForce2

Test Setup

AMD Processors (Socket A)
200 MHz FSB (DUAL DDR400)Athlon XP 3200+ (2200 MHz 128/512 kB)
Memory
Athlon XP, Athlon 642 x 512 MB - DDR400Corsiar TwinX CMX512--3200LL (XMS3205v1.2)CL 2.0-3-2-6
Motherboard
VIA KT880VIA VT-5805 BBIOS: 6927b-p2VIA VT6122 1Gbit Network Controller
NVIDIA nForce 2 Ultra 400ASUS A7N8X-E, Rev. 2.0BIOS: 1008eD-Link 100 Mbit Network Controller
Common Hardware
Sound CardTerratec Aureon 7.1 Space96.00 kHz sample rate
Graphics CardAsus A9800XT/TVD, Rev. 1.01GPU: ATI Radeon 9800XT, 412 MHz Chip ClockMemory: 256 MB DDR-SDRAM, 365 MHz Chip Clock
Hard Drive (AMD System)FastTrak S150 TX2plus (Bios: 1.00.0.30)2 x SATA Maxtor 6Y080M0 (Raid 0)80 GB / 8 MB Cache / 7200 rpm
DVD/CD-ROMMSI MS-8216 16x DVD
Software
Nvidia nForceNvidia V 3.13
ATI GraphicCatalyst 4.1
VIA KT8804in1 V4.51
DirectXVersion: 9b
OSWindows XP, Build 2600 SP1