Pros

  • Media Center with video options galore

Cons

  • Lacks good graphics and upgrade path

At A Glance

Well-designed PC comes with helpful software, has a bay for optional removable hard drive, and burns labels on DVDs.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24707
Processor
Processor type Pentium D 830
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP f1905
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Asus AX300SE
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 300.0 GB
Other storage Five-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 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 1
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 2.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 88.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Microsoft Office XP 575.0
WinZip 418.0
Multitasking 663.0
Mozilla 567.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 611.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 550.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 340.0
Ahead Nero 495.0
Windows Media Encoder 341.0
Roxio VideoWave 279.0
Adobe Photoshop 396.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 446.0
Adobe Premiere 513.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Fair
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 31.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 50.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 77.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 51.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 82.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 141.0   Frames per second (higher is better)