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Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 nForce4 Ultra Motherboard Review

Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 nForce4 Ultra Motherboard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: The GA-K8NXP-9 is bound to be a favourite solution, for not only does it incorporate PCI Express x16 slot, but it also features a remarkable array of goodies.
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Filed under: Motherboards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: Gigabyte Nov 12 2004   Colin Sun  
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PCStats Test System and Sysmark 2004

PCStats Test System Specs:
Processor:

AMD Athlon64 4000+

Clock Speed:

12 x 200 MHz = 2.4 GHz

Motherboards:

MSI K8T Neo2 FIR (K8T800 Pro)*
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra)*
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra)*
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra)**

Videocard:

Asus X800XT/VTD*
MSI RX800XT-VTD256

Memory:

2x 512MB Mushkin PC3200 Special Ed.

Hard Drive: 40GB Western Digital Special Ed
CDROM: NEC 52x CD-ROM
PowerSupply: Vantec 400B iON
Software Setup

WindowsXP Build 2600
VIA 4in1 4.51
Forceware 4.34
Forceware 6.10 Beta
Catalyst 4.9

Workstation Benchmarks

SYSMark 2004
Business Winstone 2004
Content Creation 2004
Super Pi
SiSoft Sandra 2004
PCMark04
3DMark2001SE
3DMark05
AquaMark3
Comanche 4
X2: The Threat
UT2003
UT2004
Doom 3

*Using the Asus X800XT/TVD which is based on the Radeon X800XT PE GPU. **Using the PCI Express-based MSI RX800XT-VTD256 which uses the Radeon X800XT GPU (slightly slower than the Asus card).

SYSmark 2004 Source: Bapco

SYSmark 2004 is BAPCo's latest revision of the mainstream office productivity and Internet content creation benchmark used to characterize the performance of the business client. It is based on a foundation of extensive research into emerging usage models and computing trends and incorporates the latest benchmarking methodologies to evaluate platform technologies. SYSmark 2004 contains scientifically designed workloads that represent the range of activities that an office productivity or Internet content creation work may encounter. In addition to extensive validation across multiple platforms, users can be sure of a consistent and reliable performance comparison.

SysMark 2004
Internet Overall: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 222
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 225
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 224
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 230
3D Creation: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 220
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 219
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 211
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 215
2D Creation: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 244
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 268
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 269
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 276
Web Publication Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 205
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 195
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 197
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 205
Office Overall: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 212
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 201
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 204
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 208
Communication: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 218
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 206
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 208
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 217
Document Creation: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 226
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 217
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 216
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 221
Data Analysis: Points Ranking
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR (K8T800 PRO 200/400) 194
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 182
Epox 9NDA3+ (NF3 Ultra 200/400) 183
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 189

SYSmark shows that the NF4 Ultra based Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 is slightly faster than the other NF3 Ultra based solutions used for comparison. Good start for nVidia's newest chipset.

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Contents of Article: Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9
 Pg 1.  Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9 nForce4 Ultra Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  Exploring the nForce 4 chipset
 Pg 3.  nForce 4 features and variants
 Pg 4.  Improved disk controller and RAID support
 Pg 5.  Advancing Storage Features
 Pg 6.  Gigabit Ethernet built in
 Pg 7.  nForce 4 chipset variations
 Pg 8.  Feature comparisons
 Pg 9.  Overclocking and more
 Pg 10.  The BIOS
 Pg 11.  — PCStats Test System and Sysmark 2004
 Pg 12.  Benchmarks: Winstone 2004, Winbench 99
 Pg 13.  Benchmarks: SiSoft Sandra 2004, Super Pi
 Pg 14.  Benchmarks: PCMark04, 3DMark2001
 Pg 15.  Benchmarks: 3DMark05, AquaMark3
 Pg 16.  Benchmarks: Comanche 4, X2: The Threat, UT2003
 Pg 17.  Benchmarks: UT2004, Doom 3
 Pg 18.  Maximum Motherboard Overclocks and Conclusion

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