Pros

  • 4th-gen Core i7 processor delivers excellent performance
  • Neatly organized case leaves plenty of room for expansion
  • Stays whisper-quiet while playing demanding PC games

Cons

  • 650-watt power supply is ill-prepared for multi-GPU upgrades
  • Ugly black megalith of a case

At A Glance

Excellent performance at a reasonable price make the Flex 47B a superb, if unassuming, desktop for power users.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-4770k
Processor speed 3500.0 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia Geforce GTX 680
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Graphics Memory 4.0 GB
Storage
Drive 1 size 512.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Drive 2 size 1000.0 GB
Drive 2 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 2 speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Center/Bass Out (1/8
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Audio - Rear Surround Out (1/8
  • Audio - Side Surround Out (1/8
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI (dual link)
  • DVI (single link)
  • Digital Optical
  • DisplayPort
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • HDMI
  • Keyboard - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2)
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
  • Wi-Fi
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Memory
Memory size 16384.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 650.0 watts
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset Z87
Motherboard Manufacturer Asus
Motherboard Model Z87-PRO
Dimensions
Width 7.5 inches
Depth 17.1 inches
Height 16.7 inches
Optical Drive
Included Drives Blu-ray Drive
Storage Media
SD card
  • Micro SD
  • SDHC Card
XD picture card 1
Memory stick
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
Compact flash Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro