Pros

  • Attractive silver-and-white design

Cons

  • Untidy interior hampers upgrades

At A Glance

Clean-looking system for home media and general computing tasks; includes LightScribe for labeling discs.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24362
Processor
Processor type Pentium 4 560
Processor speed 3600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP Vs19c
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 6600
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 160.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)
Slots 2
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 512.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 48.0
Second Optical Drive Type CD-ROM
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 2.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 89.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 374.0
Mozilla 539.0
Microsoft Office XP 562.0
Multitasking 711.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 595.0
Ahead Nero 670.0
Windows Media Encoder 360.0
Adobe Premiere 497.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 321.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 463.0
Roxio VideoWave 286.0
Adobe Photoshop 367.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 313.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 92.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 121.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 124.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 120.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 182.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 223.44   Frames per second (higher is better)