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QDI KinetiZ 7T in the test: Socket A mainboard with VIA KT-133

QDI KinetiZ 7T in the test: Socket A mainboard with VIA KT-133

Benchmarks

Now we come to what is probably the most interesting part: the benchmark tests. On the one hand, 3DMark 2000 was used to measure the general performance of the board. Sandra2001 was next used to test the board's memory interface. Finally, I used a program called PerformanceTest to get various values, including math operations and memory tests. The test computer in all tests was an AMD Athlon 1 GHz/1000 MHz with 128 MB RAM from Infineon, an ASUS V6600 GeForce Deluxe with 32 MB SG-RAM and a 30 GB hard drive from Maxtor. As a comparison board, I used the BioStar M7VKA, also with completely identical equipment.

3DMark 2000

3DMark 2000
Unit: points
  • 16Bit:
    • Biostar
      4.583
    • QDI
      4.371
  • 32Bit:
    • Biostar
      3.124
    • QDI
      2.869

In 3DMark 2000, in contrast to the BioStar Board, the QDI Board could not really convince because it only got 4371 points, whereas the BioStar Board got 4583. Here it was The resolution was set to 1024x768x16 pixels and 16-bit textures were used. With 32 bitsColor depth and 32-bit textures, the BioStar Board scored 3124 points, the QDI Board only 2869, which is not exactly great.

Sandra 2001

Sandra 2001
  • Int ALU/RAM:
    • QDI
      363
    • Biostar
      339
  • Float FPU/RAM:
    • QDI
      371
    • Biostar
      348

At the memory -Benchmark from Sandra 2001, the boards now differ a little more clearly. The memory interface of the QDI KinetiZ 7T seems to be a bit faster than that of the competing board. The results are clearly shown in a diagram below.

On the next page: PerformanceTest

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