To test the Gigabyte motherboard in its 3D gaming performance, we used the latest versions of Novalogic's Comanche 4 and Quake 3 Arena. All gaming tests were run at a resolution of 640x480 in order to put as much stress on the motherboard rather than the graphics card.
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In the gaming benchmarks, the nForce2 motherboard again manages to keep a big lead compared to the Gigabyte KT400A mainboard. Although, the Gigabyte KT400A board is not quite up to the challenge presented by the nForce2 board, we're seeing fairly impressive numbers here, demonstrating that the KT400A solution is a competitor. Let's see how this KT400A motherboard handles a round of Unreal Tournament 2003 benchmarks...
Unreal Tournament 2003 and The Ratings