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Gigabyte 7ZM KT133 Motherboard Review

Author: Ryan Shrout
Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Testing and Conclusion

This content was originally featured on Amdmb.com and has been converted to PC Perspective's website. Some color changes and flaws may appear.



Test System Setup

CPU

Athlon TBird 700 Mhz

Memory

1 x 128 MB Muskin PC133

Hard Drive

20.5 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM

Video Card

Hercules 3D Prophet II 64MB

Video Drivers

Detonator 5.30

Operating System

Windows 98 SE

MB Revision

2.2



Test Results


 

Content Creation Winstone 2000


TBird 700 on GA-7ZM

31.2


TBird 700 on Asus A7V

31.9


TBird 700 on FIC AZ11

31.2







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.



Overall Rating



(6.0 / 10.0)

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