Pros

  • Deftly balances size and expandability

Cons

  • Single fan sometimes gets a bit noisy

At A Glance

Shoebox-sized unit provides almost everything, in a compact space, that a standard minitower offers.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24211
Processor
Processor type Pentium 4 530J
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Shuttle XP17
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Intel 915G Express
Video Bus Integrated
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 320.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 2
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 512.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Second Optical Drive Type CD-RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Compact
External Drive Bays 1.0
Internal Drive Bays 2.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 82.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 571.0
WinZip 420.0
Multitasking 801.0
Mozilla 598.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 625.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 546.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 413.0
Ahead Nero 681.0
Windows Media Encoder 415.0
Roxio VideoWave 315.0
Adobe Photoshop 399.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 485.0
Adobe Premiere 519.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Fair
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 40.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 49.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 50.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 45.09   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 64.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 88.09   Frames per second (higher is better)