Pros

  • Clever case design for front door

Cons

  • Lacks easy expandability

At A Glance

This fast, expensive gaming system and Media Center PC suits the well-heeled gamer who rarely opens the case.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number XPS600PC
Inventory Number 24755
Processor
Processor type Pentium 4 670
Processor speed 3800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 20.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Dell UltraSharp 2005FPW Widescreen
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 7800 GTX (two cards)
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 1000.0 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 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 104.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 409.0
Microsoft Office XP 519.0
WinZip 334.0
Multitasking 681.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 447.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 249.0
Roxio VideoWave 288.0
Adobe Photoshop 322.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 270.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 444.0
Ahead Nero 357.0
Windows Media Encoder 370.0
Adobe Premiere 427.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Comments 1600 x 1200 is not supported.
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 87.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 87.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 87.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 87.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 101.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 101.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 101.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 101.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 162.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 161.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 169.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 307.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 311.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 330.0   Frames per second (higher is better)