Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • Petite chassis

Cons

  • Plain, wired peripherals

At A Glance

Performance machines aren't usually known for their slim, svelte towers--but the HPE Phoenix h9 packs a lot of punch in a very small case.

Manufacturer’s Description

Our most Pavilion desktop PC yet, the HPE Phoenix h9se delivers incredible performance for immersive gaming and digital creation. You get extreme speed, expandability, and cutting-edge style in this top-of-the-line series.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.3 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
General Information
UPC Code 886112352202
Memory
Memory size 16384.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Other Features
Devices Keyboard
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 186.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 165.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 305.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 137.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 225.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 271.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 133.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 100.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 149.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 81.5   Watts
Sleep power usage 3.1   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 187.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 334.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 316.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 291.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 194.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 195.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 192.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 195.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 149.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 172.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 136.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 117.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 78.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 192.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 167.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 159.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 128.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 173.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 147.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 129.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 84.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 191.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 189.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 185.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 151.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 75.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 73.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Stalker 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 35.3   Frames per second (higher is better)