Pros

  • Ample room for expansion

Cons

  • Tricky to replace the chassis' cover

At A Glance

Pricey but speedy gaming system has a dual-core Athlon CPU, a large LCD, and SLI support.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24482
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 4800+
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 20.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number BenQ Q20U3
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X850 XT
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 320.0 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 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • 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 5
Parallel Port Yes
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 Tower
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 6.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 118.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Superior
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 519.0
WinZip 337.0
Multitasking 386.0
Mozilla 316.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 462.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 448.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 238.0
Ahead Nero 350.0
Windows Media Encoder 262.0
Roxio VideoWave 253.0
Adobe Photoshop 304.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 296.0
Adobe Premiere 335.0
Gaming
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 151.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 153.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 161.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 345.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 389.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 420.19   Frames per second (higher is better)