Pros

  • Speedy performer
  • Comes with 648GB of storage

Cons

  • Very expensive
  • Access to its open PCI slots is blocked

At A Glance

This is a system for gamers and graphics gurus who want the fastest PC on the block and are willing to pay for it.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24866
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 FX-60
Processor speed 2600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung SyncMaster 915N
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 7800 GTX (two cards)
Video Bus PCI Express-SLI
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 648.0 GB
Other storage Four-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 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 1
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 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 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 141.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 281.0
Microsoft Office XP 493.0
WinZip 240.0
Multitasking 362.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 404.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 221.0
Roxio VideoWave 235.0
Adobe Photoshop 279.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 246.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 414.0
Ahead Nero 158.0
Windows Media Encoder 260.0
Adobe Premiere 292.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Comments 1600 x 1200 is not supported.
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 116.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 116.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 116.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 117.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 130.89   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 140.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 136.74   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 140.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 158.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 157.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 167.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 428.96   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 418.98   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 450.06   Frames per second (higher is better)