Pros

  • Came bundled with a big LCD monitor

Cons

  • Unimpressive performance

At A Glance

Attractive jet-black gaming PC has big LCD and powerful sound but unimpressive performance despite its Pentium dual-core CPU.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24433
Processor
Processor type Pentium Extreme Edition 840
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Acer AL1912
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X850 XT
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 1.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
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 Yes
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 89.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Fair
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 544.0
WinZip 395.0
Multitasking 673.0
Mozilla 514.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 602.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 513.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 290.0
Ahead Nero 620.0
Windows Media Encoder 479.0
Roxio VideoWave 275.0
Adobe Photoshop 366.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 348.0
Adobe Premiere 524.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 126.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 127.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 133.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 274.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 277.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 292.63   Frames per second (higher is better)