Pros

  • Ample upgrade room for hard drives
  • Strong gaming performance
  • Great general performance for the price

Cons

  • Lacks Blu-ray
  • Limited upgrade room for 5.25-inch drives

At A Glance

We love this performance desktop’s speeds, but its omission of a Blu-ray player leaves movie buffs in the cold.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.ibuypower.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 3.3 MHz
Cache size 6.144 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 2.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Line In (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • Keyboard - USB
  • Mouse - USB
Ethernet Type
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 800.0 watts
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 48.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 161.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 161.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 146.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 243.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 273.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 197.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 139.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 154.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 73.8   Watts
Sleep power usage 5.2   Watt hours
Off power usage 4.5   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 184.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 250.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 253.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 241.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 168.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 158.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 157.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 157.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 126.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 151.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 121.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 102.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 66.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 170.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 152.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 143.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 113.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 142.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 129.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 113.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 72.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 162.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 162.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 160.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 132.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 64.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 62.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Stalker 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 30.2   Frames per second (higher is better)