Gigabyte 7ZM KT133 Motherboard Review
Testing and Conclusion
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Test System Setup
Athlon TBird 700 Mhz
1 x 128 MB Muskin PC133
20.5 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM
Hercules 3D Prophet II 64MB
Windows 98 SE
Content Creation Winstone 2000
TBird 700 on GA-7ZM
TBird 700 on Asus A7V
TBird 700 on FIC AZ11
You can see from the results that there is a clear winner in the KT133 chipset department when it comes to gaming and performance. While the Gigabyte 7ZM is not that winner, it has its strong sale points, including its small size and stability. If you are looking for a micro-ATX motherboard, and you don’t need the hard core overclocking options, this could be the right board for you.
If you are like me however, and yearn for bigger and better things (ATA100 support, RAID support, multiplier settings in BIOS, etc etc) then there may just be another board right for you. Check back at Athlonmb.com for more updates.