Abit AN-M2HD mATX Motherboard
To test the limits of this board, i subjected it to a 12 hour torture session. To really push the board I ran Orthos, a dual instance of prime95, alongside a quarter-screen instance of RTHDRIBL.
I'm pleased to say that the board was still happily crunching away after the 12 hour period straight out the box. i hadn't tweaked the bios settings, or even needed to flash to the latest version to achieve stability as some of the boards that have passed though OC3D's labs have needed.
SuperPi 1 million
SuperPi is a program that stresses the CPU and memory by calculating Pi to a pre-determined level. The 1M takes it up to 1,000,000 places, and is a very effective quick bench for the speed of any PC. Because the Abit AN-M2HD is the first AMD board that we have reviewed, we have given the figures from our previous review of the Abit F-I90HD for reference. Due to the nature of the testing for HTPC use and the difference in price of the CPU's these figures are intended as a reference only and are not intended as a direct comparison.
32m is a very much elongated version of the test performed above. As its name indicates it calculates Pi up to 32,000,000 decimal places, and as a result the benchmark is longer.
The arithmetic test from SiSoft's Sandra benchmarking program are designed to test every aspect of the CPU.