InnoDB BD-7300 D in the test: Market entry with VIA KT266A
- 1 Preface
- The chipset: KT266A (2) ?
- 2 Scope of delivery and documentation
- 3 Equipment
- 4 Overclocking
- 5 Test system
- 10 Conclusion BD-7300D
As always, in In this review, SiSoft Sandra 2001 is again the entry point to our benchmark course. However, it has often been found in the past that the pure streaming performance shown here does not always necessarily have to represent the subsequent performance graduation. Sandra largely ignores the latency times, which are extremely influential in many applications.
In the ALU rating, the BD-7300D cannot quite catch up with the 8KHA +, but it is still doing well. Thanks to hardware prefetch in the Northbridge, the nForce board is ahead of the curve in 64 and 128-bit operation.
The same picture in the FPU discipline. Here, too, the InnoBD board does not seem to come close to the ultra-hard timing of the EPoX 8KHA +get. The competition has to admit defeat with 3.6%.
The packer WinACE had already brought us one or two surprises and so we were on that this time too first practice result excited. In addition to the pure streaming capability, short latency times in particular come into play here.
Basically, this result was already foreseeable. Here, too, the 8KHA + defends its 1st place among the KT266A boards by seven seconds. However, the difference of almost one percent can be neglected.
With the help of the Lame 3.91 encoder, a 154MB wave file was created in the Audiograbber 1.80 (for the statisticians: Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italy) into an MP3 with variable bit rate using the MTRH method. The other settings were 'Joint Stereo' and a high quality.
In Lame, the 8KHA + can clearly set itself apart from the nForce for the first time, which is five seconds behind the InnoBD board.
This rather compact benchmark is based on the ray tracing program Cinema 4D and gives a good overview of the rendering properties of the CPU chipset memory subsystem.
In all three disciplines, 8KHA + and A7N266-C again alternate in the leadership role. The BD-7300D follows a little behind.
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