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HardOCP's 10th Round KO

01/04/2005 - 16:07

Nearly everyone in the industry is familiar with the epic saga involving Infinium Labs suing HardOCP for this article outlining the facts behind the upcoming Phantom console. Being one of the few people in the industry who is always willing to fight...

Synthetic: SiSoft Sandra, AIDA32 and Cachemem

09/24/2004 - 05:00

SiSoft Sandra 2004 The Sandra scores show little performance difference between the chipsets here as we would expect.  The memory scores are a bit lower on the K8T890 compared to the more refined K8T Neo2 board, but as we mentioned in the Test...

Board Images and System Setup

09/24/2004 - 05:00

Board Layout and Images As this is a reference motherboard, there is little that really needs to be discussed as far as the layout is concerned.  However, we'll show a few shots of the board just in case you all might be interested. From this image...

VIA K8T890 - PCI Express Reaches AMD

09/24/2004 - 05:00

VIA is the first out the block to bring PCI Express to the AMD platform. But there are still some questions on performance and SLI support.

K8T890 Technology (cont'd)

09/24/2004 - 05:00

Here is a summary of the upcoming 8251 south bridge and its features.  The new SATA controller from VIA will support command queuing, a feature that only Intel is touting on its ICH6-R south bridge at the moment that has positive performance on...

Scientific: ScienceMark 2.0 Beta

09/24/2004 - 05:00

ScienceMark 2.0 Beta And finally our last benchmark, that shows... both boards performing nearly the same.

Professional: CineBench 2003 and KribiBench 1.1

09/24/2004 - 05:00

CineBench 2003 KribiBench 1.1 Straight down the line again, we see the K8T890 and the K8T800 Pro performing nearly the same.

Application: DivX and MP3 Encoding and WinRAR

09/24/2004 - 05:00

XMPEG 5.03 and DivX 5.1.1 LAME MP3 WinRAR

Application: Winstone Tests and PC Marks

09/24/2004 - 05:00

Winstone Tests The Winstone test results show the K8T890 board a bit behind in raw performance, but again the board is an untweaked reference design for mainly a technology demo. PC Mark 2002

Gaming: Doom 3

09/24/2004 - 05:00

Doom 3