Pros

  • Easy-access to components for upgrading

Cons

  • Bundled LCD was too dark for games

At A Glance

Gamers and power users who crave top performance and need easy upgrades will like this system’s design and price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24811
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 FX-60
Processor speed 2600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Hyundai L90D+
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 398.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • 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)
Slots 2
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM/CD-RW
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 140.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
WinZip 240.0
Mozilla 283.0
Microsoft Office XP 513.0
Multitasking 345.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 295.0
Roxio VideoWave 236.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 417.0
Ahead Nero 159.0
Windows Media Encoder 241.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 255.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 409.0
Adobe Photoshop 282.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 230.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Comments Monitor does not support 1600-by-1200 resolution
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 98.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 111.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 114.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 111.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 129.24   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 129.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 130.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 130.12   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 149.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 150.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 157.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 404.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 411.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 421.58   Frames per second (higher is better)