Pros

  • Extras such as digital hi-fi connections

Cons

  • Slim case offers limited expansion

At A Glance

This system, which comes in a desktop-oriented case, provides a good balance of performance, expandability and price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.amaxit.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24348
Processor
Processor type Sempron 3100+
Processor speed 1800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number AG Neovo M-17
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Asus EN6600/TD
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 240.0 GB
Other storage Five-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 3.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 5
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Desktop
External Drive Bays 2.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 85.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 444.0
Mozilla 545.0
Microsoft Office XP 564.0
Multitasking 944.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 603.0
Ahead Nero 402.0
Windows Media Encoder 562.0
Adobe Premiere 463.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 379.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 589.0
Roxio VideoWave 385.0
Adobe Photoshop 416.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 329.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 86.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 100.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 105.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 120.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 184.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 219.29   Frames per second (higher is better)