Pros

  • Solid performance and features

Cons

  • Inspiring design

At A Glance

Decently priced system offers solid performance and features, including plenty of expansion room; but its design is dull.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25096
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 4200+
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number AG Neovo F-419
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Asus Nvidia GeForce 7300GS
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 250.0 GB
Other storage Five-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 2
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 (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 97.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Fair
Office Productivity
WinZip 371.0
Mozilla 411.0
Microsoft Office XP 542.0
Multitasking 518.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 413.0
Roxio VideoWave 286.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 583.0
Ahead Nero 503.0
Windows Media Encoder 307.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 1077.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 486.0
Adobe Photoshop 359.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 297.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 9.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 11.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 31.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 37.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 12.44   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 20.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 37.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 56.41   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 82.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 100.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 101.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 116.46   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 178.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 178.5   Frames per second (higher is better)