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MSI K9N Diamond nForce 590 SLI Motherboard Review

MSI K9N Diamond nForce 590 SLI Motherboard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: If you're a gamer, multimedia enthusiast, or future indie rock star mixing tracks for your debute CD, the MSI K9N Diamond is a board well worth your attention.
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Filed under: Motherboards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: MSI Computer Dec 29 2006   Max Page  
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Benchmarks: SuperPi, PCMark05

Super Pi Source: SuperPI

SuperPI calculates the number PI to 1 Million digits in this raw number crunching benchmark. The program allows the user to change the number of digits of PI that can be calculated from 16 thousand to 32 million. Our benchmark is set to 1 Million digits and 19 iterations.

SuperPi
1 Million Digits: Seconds Ranking
MSI P4N Diamond (NF4 SLI 200/800) 39
Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2H (975X 200/667) 40
Biostar TForce P965 Deluxe (P965 200/800) 39
ASRock AM2V890-VSTA (K8T890 200/800) 34
ECS KA3 MVP Extreme (CF3200 200/800) 33
Asus M2R32-MVP (CF3200 200/800) 33
Albatron KM51PV-AM2 (GF6150 200/800) 34
MSI K9N SLI Platinum (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 33
Epox MF570 SLI (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 33
Foxconn C51XEM2AA (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 33
Asus M2-CROSSHAIR (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 33
MSI K9N Diamond (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 33

The MSI K9N Diamond motherboard completes Super Pi's 1 million digit test in 33 seconds which is pretty darn quick. That's average for a socket AM2 AMD Athlon64 X2 5000+ based system.

Futuremark 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
MSI P4N Diamond (NF4 SLI 200/800) 6171
Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2H (975X 200/667) 8276
Biostar TForce P965 Deluxe (P965 200/800) 5955
ASRock AM2V890-VSTA (K8T890 200/800) 6629
ECS KA3 MVP Extreme (CF3200 200/800) 6705
Asus M2R32-MVP (CF3200 200/800) 6386
Albatron KM51PV-AM2 (GF6150 200/800) 6454
MSI K9N SLI Platinum (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 6647
Epox MF570 SLI (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 6712
Foxconn C51XEM2AA (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 6707
Asus M2-CROSSHAIR (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 6127
MSI K9N Diamond (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 6708
CPU Points Ranking
MSI P4N Diamond (NF4 SLI 200/800) 5287
Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2H (975X 200/667) 5313
Biostar TForce P965 Deluxe (P965 200/800) 5379
ASRock AM2V890-VSTA (K8T890 200/800) 5317
ECS KA3 MVP Extreme (CF3200 200/800) 5762
Asus M2R32-MVP (CF3200 200/800) 5326
Albatron KM51PV-AM2 (GF6150 200/800) 5342
MSI K9N SLI Platinum (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 5832
Epox MF570 SLI (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 5756
Foxconn C51XEM2AA (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5729
Asus M2-CROSSHAIR (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5336
MSI K9N Diamond (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5726
Memory Points Ranking
MSI P4N Diamond (NF4 SLI 200/800) 4148
Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2H (975X 200/667) 4121
Biostar TForce P965 Deluxe (P965 200/800) 4151
ASRock AM2V890-VSTA (K8T890 200/800) 4964
ECS KA3 MVP Extreme (CF3200 200/800) 5211
Asus M2R32-MVP (CF3200 200/800) 5271
Albatron KM51PV-AM2 (GF6150 200/800) 5074
MSI K9N SLI Platinum (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 5113
Epox MF570 SLI (NF 570 SLI 200/800) 5198
Foxconn C51XEM2AA (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5216
Asus M2-CROSSHAIR (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5035
MSI K9N Diamond (NF 590 SLI 200/800) 5231

PCMark05 numbers from the MSI K9N Diamond is very strong and we see some very good results here. If you're looking for a top of the line motherboard the MSI K9N Diamond is definitely something you should consider. It's looking good so far as we head into the 3D tests which are up next.

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Contents of Article: MSI Computer K9N Diamond
 Pg 1.  MSI K9N Diamond nForce 590 SLI Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  Creative Audigy SE Sound System
 Pg 3.  Flagship AM2 Chipset - nForce 590 SLI
 Pg 4.  MSI K9N Diamond Motherboard Highlight
 Pg 5.  Overclocking the Diamond Motherboard
 Pg 6.  Prelude to Benchmarks and System Specs / Sysmark Results
 Pg 7.  Benchmarks: Office Productivity, SiSoft Sandra, Super Pi
 Pg 8.  — Benchmarks: SuperPi, PCMark05
 Pg 9.  Benchmarks: 3DMark05, 3DMark06
 Pg 10.  Benchmarks: FarCry, Doom 3, Quake 4
 Pg 11.  Socket AM2 Gaming Done Right?

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