Test Configuration

Testing in this article was done with the following configurations:

AMD Socket 939 Test System Setup

CPU

AMD Athlon FX-53 (2.4GHz, 1MB L2)

Motherboard (Chipsets)

EPoX EP-9U1697 GLI
EPoX EP-9NVA+ SLI – review

Power Supply 

Seasonic S12 600W – review

Memory 

1GB Corsair XMS 512 PC3500

Hard Drive

Western Digital WD2000 SATA2
Western Digital WD1200 SATA

Sound Card

Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Music Xtreme – review

Video Cards

BFG 6600GT OC 128MB (v81.98 drivers)

USB Devices OCZ Rally 512MB flash drive

 

Intel LGA775 Test System Setup

CPU

Intel Pentium 4 560E (3.6 GHz, 800 MHz)

Motherboard (Chipsets)

Gigabyte GA-G1975X (Intel 975X) – review
Asus P5WD2 (Intel 955X) – review
EPoX EP-5NVA+ SLI (nForce 4 SLI for Intel) – review

Power Supply 

Seasonic S12 600W – review

Memory 

1GB Corsair XMS2 8000UL (for Gigabyte & Asus) – review
1GB Corsair XMS2 5400UL (for EPoX) – review

Hard Drive

Western Digital WD2000 SATA2
Western Digital WD1200 SATA

Sound Card

Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Music Xtreme – review

Video Cards

BFG 6600GT OC 128MB

USB Devices OCZ Rally 512MB flash drive

 

Tests

CPU

SiSoft Sandra 2005 SR3
Everest Ultimate Edition

Memory

SiSoft Sandra 2005 SR3
Everest Ultimate Edition

General System

PCMark 05
ScienceMark 2.0

Graphics

3DMark 05
3DMark 06

Games

Call of Duty 2
Quake 4

USB

HD Tach on OCZ Rally 512MB

HDD

HD Tach on SATA WD 120GB, SATA-II WD200GB

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