MSI K9A Platinum ATI CrossFire XPress 3200 for AM2

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SiSoft Sandra 2007



Test System Specifications
nForce590 SLI vs. Crossfire Radeon XPress 3200 CF for AM2
  • AMD Athlon64 FX-62 (2.8 GHz) Processor
  • 2 GB Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 Memory
  • 1 x nVidia GeForce 7950 GX2 1 GB (91.31 Forceware Driver)
  • 2 x Western Digital Raptor 74 GB
  • 1 x Sony DVD+/-RW Drive
  • 1 x Antec 460W Power Supply

  • MSI K9A Platinum, ATI Radeon XPress 3200 Crossfire Chipset
  • (MSI 1.1 BIOS, ATI 31005 Chipset Drivers)

  • Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe, nVidia nForce 590 SLI Chipset
  • (Asus 0603 BIOS, nVidia Forceware 9.35 Driver)
SiSoft Sandra 2007
Synthetic CPU and Memory Benchmarks




At the same clock speeds with the same memory timings, it's not surprising that our first round of synthetic tests match up on par with each other. All three tests show the Asus platform very marginally outperforming the MSI K9A Platinum, but the difference is so small that it certainly would not be noticeable in any real world scenarios.

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