Pros

  • Has dual-component design

Cons

  • Super-expensive price tag limits appeal

At A Glance

The impressive Omen offers a dual-component bonanza--CPU, graphics, and drives--if you have apps that use them.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24567
Processor
Processor type Opteron 875
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 21.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number NEC FE2141
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 7800 GTX
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 148.0 GB
Other storage Five-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 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM/CD-RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 112.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 334.0
Mozilla 368.0
Microsoft Office XP 514.0
Multitasking 406.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 497.0
Ahead Nero 370.0
Windows Media Encoder 297.0
Adobe Premiere 340.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 296.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 488.0
Roxio VideoWave 269.0
Adobe Photoshop 323.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 263.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 134.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 134.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 139.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 309.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 306.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 325.76   Frames per second (higher is better)