Test and Conclusion
This content was originally featured on Amdmb.com and has been converted to PC Perspective’s website. Some color changes and flaws may appear.The board was tested using our standard slew of programs to throw at it. See the results below.
|CPU||AMD Athlon 750|
|Memory||1 x 128 MB Mushkin PC133|
|Hard Drive||20.5 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM|
|Video Card||Asus GeForce DDR|
|Video Drivers||Detonator 5.16 Drivers|
|Operating System||Windows 98 SE|
|Content Creation Winstone 2000|
|Athlon 750 on Microstar K7Pro||28.6|
|Athlon 750 on Asus K7V-RM||30.3|
|Athlon 750 on Soltek 77KV||30.1|
In the end, your decision on whether or not to buy the MSI K7Pro should be based on one factor only: do I want or need the KX133 chipset? If the answer is no, or the system being built is for a non-power user, then the K7Pro is a very fast, stable board to buy. However, if you play the intense games or use programs that are very memory dependant, the KX133’s PC133 memory bus and 4X AGP slot are going to be worth the extra money.