Pros

  • Uses two SLI graphics cards

Cons

  • Bundled LCD lacks sharpness, vibrance

At A Glance

This well-equipped, dual-graphics-card system provides a relatively affordable entrée into SLI graphics.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24549
Processor
Processor type Pentium Extreme Edition 840
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Avidav M1901D
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 7800 GTX (two cards)
Video Bus PCI Express-SLI
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 398.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
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 (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 4
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 32.0
Second Optical Drive Type CD-RW
Included Drives 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 98.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 534.0
WinZip 338.0
Multitasking 596.0
Mozilla 521.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 501.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 513.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 284.0
Ahead Nero 475.0
Windows Media Encoder 321.0
Roxio VideoWave 275.0
Adobe Photoshop 354.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 301.0
Adobe Premiere 435.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 136.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 134.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 139.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 259.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 260.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 273.13   Frames per second (higher is better)