Pros

  • Great features for the price: USB3 Blu-ray, 2TB
  • Good graphics performance

Cons

  • Metal scaffolding inside makes tinkering difficult
  • No SSD boot drive

At A Glance

This budget machine is a little on the pricey side, but it packs lots of high end features including four USB 3.0 ports and a large 2TB hard drive.

Manufacturer’s Description

Expertly engineered for incredible performance, with extreme speed, expandability and style, HPE Phoenix is a top-of-the-line Gaming PC that will set you apart from your rivals.

Manufacturer’s Website

HP Pavilion H9-1120T Phoenix Desktop PC

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.5 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD
General Information
UPC Code 886112387563
Memory
Memory size 12.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Storage Media
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Other Features
Devices Keyboard

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 121.0
Worldbench Version 7
Start Up
Start Up 33.1   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 2596.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 22.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 373.2   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 286.1   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 153.4   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 142.3   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 102.9   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 79.0
Working power usage 16.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 46.5   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 87.0
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 29.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 44.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 71.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 80.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 95.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 60.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 91.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 95.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 96.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 44.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 2560x1600 86.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 118.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 121.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 148.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 2560x1600 149.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 209.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 219.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 240.9   Frames per second (higher is better)