Pros

  • Excellent overall performance
  • Case is easy to get into and tinker with
  • Case is a little wobbly

Cons

  • Graphics performance shaky at 2560 x 1600

At A Glance

AVADirect's compact gaming PC is housed in a surprisingly tinker-friendly chassis.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://avadirect.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-3770k
Processor speed 3.5 MHz
Cache size 8192.0 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia Geforce GTX 680
Graphics Memory 2.0 GB
Storage
Drives included 2.0
Raid type none
Drive size 2230.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Ports and Connections
USB 9
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • USB 3.0
  • Wi-Fi
Video Interfaces
  • DVI (single link)
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory max 16.0 GB
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset z77
Dimensions
Width 9.8 inches
Depth 15.9 inches
Height 14.1 inches
Optical Drive
Included Drives Blu-ray Drive
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Performance

Start Up
Start Up 24.8   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
File Compression 96.0   seconds (lower is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 26.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 296.6   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 96.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 138.5   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 103.3   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 89.8   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Crysis 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 35.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 57.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 94.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 96.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 96.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 83.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 97.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 97.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 97.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 67.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 2560x1600 137.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 212.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 222.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 295.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 2560x1600 83.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 97.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 97.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 97.3   Frames per second (higher is better)