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MSI K9AGM2-FIH Motherboard Review
Author: Gabriel Torres 102,833 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: July 13, 2007
Page: 3 of 11
How We Tested
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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.

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