Checking Out Six New AMD Motherboards - Page 19

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No benchmarking suite would be complete without Quake 3 Arena. For motherboard testing, we run the benchmark at its fastest setting, which gives a better test of a motherboards bandwidth efficiency since it doesnt require much in the way of video card muscle.

In Windows 2000, the ABIT KR7A RAID came out ahead followed very closely by the ECS K7VTA3, while the Gigabyte K7VTXH+ lagged behind the others. It made up for the difference by taking the flag in the first Windows Me test, and competing quite well in the Windows Me high polygon benchmark.