We measured the motherboard processing performance through PCMark04 software. We included a high-end motherboard (MSI K8N Neo Platinum) with a Radeon 9800 Pro installed in the comparison, to check the performance of the PCChips M861G v1.6a compared to a high-end motherboard. Of course this comparison isn’t fair, but just for you to have an idea of the performance difference between an entry-level motherboard and a high-end one on PCMark04.
PCChips M861G v1.6a (VIA K8M800) achieved a performance similar to Foxconn WinFast 760GXK8MB (SiS 760 GX). Foxconn WinFast 6100K8MB-RS, which is based on GeForce 6100 + nForce 410, was 9.76% faster than the reviewed motherboard. MSI K8N Neo Platinum (nForce 3-250 Gb) with Radeon 9800 Pro was 31.76% faster. Keep in mind that PCMark04 score reflects video performance, so the motherboard with the best video card will achieve the best performance.