Pros

  • Compact size

Cons

  • High price

At A Glance

Strong performance, lots of drive space, and the latest optical drive put this new compact system on our chart.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24243
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 FX-55
Processor speed 2600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Shuttle XP-17 TempAG
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X850 XT
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 500.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • 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 1
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±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 104.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 523.0
WinZip 396.0
Multitasking 568.0
Mozilla 300.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 484.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 419.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 251.0
Ahead Nero 601.0
Windows Media Encoder 356.0
Roxio VideoWave 304.0
Adobe Photoshop 304.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 315.0
Adobe Premiere 397.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 140.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 142.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 149.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 351.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 396.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 435.28   Frames per second (higher is better)