Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • Relatively affordable

Cons

  • Weak power supply

At A Glance

This Micro Express machine packs Intel's new Sandy Bridge Extreme Edition processor, serving up tons of power and great performance, for a mere $2000.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.2 MHz
Cache size 12.288 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Storage
Drive size 1120.0 GB
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x16 slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8" mini)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Line Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8" mini)
  • Audio - Side Surround Out (1/8" mini)
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 16362.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power
Power Supply Wattage 550.0 watts
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 48.0
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)