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MSI K7T Pro KT133 Motherboard Review

Author: Ryan Shrout
Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: MSI
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Test and Conclusion

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On to the benchmarks:




Test System Setup


CPU

AMD Athlon Thunderbird 900 MHz


Memory

1 x 128 PC133 CAS2 Mushkin


Hard Drive

20.5 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM


Video Card

Hercules 3D Prophet II 64MB (GeForce 2 GTS)


Video Drivers

Detonator 5.30


Operating System

Win 98 SE


Revision

1.0





Test Results


 

Content Creation Winstone 2000


Thunderbird 900 on K7T Pro

31.5


Thunderbird 900 on Asus A7V

32.0


Thunderbird 900 on FIC AZ11

31.2




As I mentioned before the benchmarks were shown, if AMD has taken the steps to prevent simple overclocking of the multiplier (and I believe they will), then the advantages of have an A7V will become obsolete. The numbers clearly show that MSI K7T Pro motherboard can hold its own in a testing environment or situation. If you don’t have a desire to overclock, or have a processor that is already locked by AMD and unable to be easily modified, this motherboard should definitely be on your “Compare” list.



Overall Rating



(6.5 / 10.0)

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