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ECS KA1-MVP Extreme Xpress 1600 Motherboard Review

ECS KA1-MVP Extreme Xpress 1600 Motherboard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: Gaming knows no loyalties, and on paper ATI CrossFire looks quite solid. The technology ATi has developed is apparently pretty good if you can actually track down a Crossfire compatible motherboard and the elusive Crossfire master videocard.
 75% Rating:   
Filed under: Motherboards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: ECS Apr 27 2006   Colin Sun  
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Benchmarks: PCMark05, 3DMark05

PCMark05 Source: FutureMark

PCMark05 is a premium tool for measuring both normal home use and simple 3D performance of the latest PC hardware. There are 11 system tests - each one is designed to represent a certain type of PC usage. By running these tests, PCMark05 stresses the components in a similar manner as they are stressed in normal home usage.

PCMark05:
Overall Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 4569
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 4465
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 4676
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 4666
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 4597
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 4708
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4-SLI 200/400) 4716
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 4685
CPU Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 3402
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 3375
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 3416
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 3464
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 3468
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 3419
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4-SLI 200/400) 3451
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 3416
Memory Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 4473
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 4204
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 4425
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 4513
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 4347
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 4449
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4-SLI 200/400) 4562
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 4418
HDD Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 6710
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 5493
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 6951
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 6863
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 6950
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 6945
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4-SLI 200/400) 6945
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 6671

Overall numbers in PCMark05 are good for the ECS KA1-MVP Extreme. It looks like hard drive performance is slightly lower than the rest.

3DMark05 Source: FutureMark

3DMark05 is best suited for the latest generation of DirectX9.0 graphics cards. It is the first benchmark to require a DirectX9.0 compliant hardware with support for Pixel Shaders 2.0 or higher! By combining high quality 3D tests, CPU tests, feature tests, image quality tools, and much more, 3DMark05 is a premium benchmark for evaluating the latest generation of gaming hardware.

3DMark05
Overall: Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 7588
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 7568
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 7676
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 7629
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 7636
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 7680
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4 SLI 200/400) 7681
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 7615
CPU: Points Ranking
Albatron K8X890 Pro II (K8T890 200/400) 5044
MSI RS480M2-IL (RS480 200/400) 4881
Chaintech Zenith VNF4 Ultra (NF4 Ultra 200/400) 5549
ABIT AN8 32X (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 5410
MSI K8N Diamond Plus (NF4 SLI x16 200/400) 5281
DFI LANPartyUT NF4 SLI-DR Expert (NF4 SLI 200/400) 5493
DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR (NF4 SLI 200/400) 5513
ECS KA1-MVP Extreme (Xpress 1600 200/400) 5423

3DMark05 numbers are good and even though the ECS KA1-MVP Extreme is not using an ATI based videocard, performance is still at par.

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Contents of Article: ECS KA1-MVP Extreme
 Pg 1.  ECS KA1-MVP Extreme Xpress 1600 Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  Rear I/O Exhaust Fan / BIOS Backups
 Pg 3.  ATi CrossFire Xpress 1600 Chipset
 Pg 4.  It's a question of overclocking
 Pg 5.  Benchmarks: SYSMark2004
 Pg 6.  Benchmarks: Office Productivity, SiSoft Sandra, Super Pi
 Pg 7.  — Benchmarks: PCMark05, 3DMark05
 Pg 8.  Benchmarks: 3DMark06, FarCry, X3 Reunion, UT2004
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: Doom 3, Quake 4, Conclusions

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