Abit AN-M2 Motherboard Review

How We Tested

During our benchmarking sessions, we used the configuration listed below. Between our benchmarking sessions the only variable was the motherboard being tested.
Hardware Configuration

Software Configuration

  • Windows XP Professional installed using NTFS

  • Service Pack 2

  • DirectX 9.0c

Driver Versions

  • ATI video and chipset driver version: 7.2 IGP

  • Nvidia video driver version: 93.71 (on GeForce 6100 and 6200)

  • Nvidia video driver version: 101.17 (on GeForce 7025)

  • Nvidia video driver version: 158.22 (on GeForce 8800 GTS)

  • Nvidia nForce chipset driver version: 8.26 (on ECS GeForce6100SM)

  • Nvidia nForce chipset driver version: 14.10 (on Abit AN-M2)

  • Nvidia nForce chipset driver version: 9.35 (on ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe)

  • Audio driver version: Realtek R1.60

  • Audio driver version: Realtek A3.86 (on ECS RS485M-M)

Used Software

We adopted a 3% error margin; thus, differences below 3% cannot be considered relevant. In other words, products with a performance difference below 3% should be considered as having similar performance.

Author: Gabriel Torres

Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.

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