Pros

  • Lots of space inside
  • Case is eye-catching, to say the least

Cons

  • Messy internal wiring
  • Middling performance for the category

At A Glance

The Poly 990FX-8150 fails to stand out in a crowded category, offering general and gaming performance bested by machines that cost hundreds less.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 4.5 MHz
Cache size 2.048 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 740.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SD/MMC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 4.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8" mini)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Line In (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)
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • Keyboard - USB
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Mouse - USB
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 550.0 watts
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 48.0
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Storage Media
SD card Yes
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)