Pros

  • Has plenty of expansion room

Cons

  • Bundled LCD monitor lacks DVI

At A Glance

Reasonably priced business tower is feature rich. Multiformat DVD burner has HP's LightScribe disc labeling.

Manufacturer’s Website

Vendor's Web Site

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24443
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 4000+
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP vs17
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 6800
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 400.0 GB
Other storage Five-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 5.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 4
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+R DL/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 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 101.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 532.0
WinZip 374.0
Multitasking 639.0
Mozilla 348.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 508.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 461.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 259.0
Ahead Nero 448.0
Windows Media Encoder 393.0
Roxio VideoWave 309.0
Adobe Photoshop 332.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 295.0
Adobe Premiere 384.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 139.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 143.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 150.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 247.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 343.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 381.75   Frames per second (higher is better)