Appendix: Test Configuration

The following hardware and software were used in this review.

Hardware Configuration:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 560E underclocked at 14x 200 MHz = 2800 MHz (3600 MHz default)
  • Motherboard: Asus P5WD2 Premium (our review)
  • RAM: Corsair XMS2 5400UL, Corsair XMS2 8000UL, Kingston
  • Video: BFG Tech 6600GT OC 128MB
  • Power Supply: Seasonic S12 600W (our review)

Cooling:

  • Corsair COOL waterblock (our review) with Hydor L30 pump
  • RAM actively cooled with 92mm ThermalTake fan @ 3200 RPM

Software:

  • SiSoft Sandra 2005
  • Everest Home Edition v220
  • SuperPi 8MB
  • PCMark ’04
  • Quake 4
  • Call of Duty 2

Quake 4 Configuration: 1024×768 @ High details. VSync and Anti-aliasing OFF.

Call of Duty (v1.1) Configuration:

Corsair XMS2 5400UL and XMS2 8000UL 1GB DDR2 Review - Memory  20

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