Pros

  • Excellent LCD; PC has room for upgrades

Cons

  • Included speakers were unimpressive

At A Glance

Best LCD for watching TV, and there is room for expansion. But the pair of Sony speakers were unimpressive.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Pentium D 830
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 17.0 inches
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Asus EAX300LE
General Information
UPC Code 027242685833
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 87.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 423.0
Mozilla 602.0
Microsoft Office XP 558.0
Multitasking 668.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 614.0
Ahead Nero 543.0
Windows Media Encoder 346.0
Adobe Premiere 523.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 397.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 567.0
Roxio VideoWave 281.0
Adobe Photoshop 400.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 350.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 54.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 83.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 105.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 74.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 118.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 196.0   Frames per second (higher is better)