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Review: Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an affordable workhorse desktop

At a Glance

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  • Gateway DX4870-UB2C
    $550.00

    The Gateway DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers respectable productivity performance and lots of storage for an appealing price.

At a Glance

The Gateway DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers respectable productivity performance and lots of storage for an appealing price.

Price when rated: $550

Pros

  • Affordable price tag
  • Respectable benchmark performance
  • Expansion opportunities

Cons

  • Relies on integrated graphics
  • Poor gaming performance
  • Mediocre (and nonwireless) PS/2 mouse and keyboard
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