Pros

  • Includes built-in wireless 802.11g

Cons

  • Overclocked 3.67-GHz CPU

At A Glance

This PC offers plenty of pep for video editing and gaming, but overclocked 3.67-GHz CPU may cause problems down the line.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24369
Processor
Processor type Pentium 4 650
Processor speed 3400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number ViewSonic VP912b
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X850
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 400.0 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 3.0
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)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x5)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 2
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 2.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 111.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Fair
Office Productivity
WinZip 287.0
Mozilla 443.0
Microsoft Office XP 501.0
Multitasking 672.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 429.0
Ahead Nero 212.0
Windows Media Encoder 435.0
Adobe Premiere 421.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 305.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 462.0
Roxio VideoWave 277.0
Adobe Photoshop 326.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 254.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 136.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 140.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 144.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 306.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 319.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 342.16   Frames per second (higher is better)