Pros

  • Respectable performance; easy upgrades

Cons

  • Slow integrated graphics; dark LCD

At A Glance

Easy upgrades, and an external hard drive make this Athlon 64 PC an appealing-but-pricey office system.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24841
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 3500+
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number AG Neovo M-17
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Nvidia GeForce 6150
Video Bus Integrated
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 200.0 GB
Other storage Five-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • 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)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 3
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 Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Mini)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 96.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 399.0
Microsoft Office XP 542.0
WinZip 357.0
Multitasking 705.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 487.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 327.0
Roxio VideoWave 325.0
Adobe Photoshop 346.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 332.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 537.0
Ahead Nero 454.0
Windows Media Encoder 413.0
Adobe Premiere 390.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Comments Monitor does not support resolutions higher than 1280-by-1024.
Overall Graphics Score Fair
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 2.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 7.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 8.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 4.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 13.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 19.98   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 27.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 41.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 28.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 42.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 65.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 61.04   Frames per second (higher is better)