Pros

  • Great performance and design

Cons

  • Pricey

At A Glance

Gateway's model is pricey relative to some others, but offers great speed and a well-thought-out design.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number FX510XL
Inventory Number 25099
Processor
Processor type Pentium D 940
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Gateway FPD1965
Display type LCD
Graphics
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 320.0 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 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front) (x2)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 2
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 104.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 497.0
Microsoft Office XP 560.0
WinZip 321.0
Multitasking 580.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 500.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 311.0
Roxio VideoWave 264.0
Adobe Photoshop 439.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 345.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 568.0
Ahead Nero 194.0
Windows Media Encoder 319.0
Adobe Premiere 460.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 19.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 25.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 44.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 57.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 25.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 40.11   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 53.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 77.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 99.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 120.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 125.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 143.52   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 212.85   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 239.39   Frames per second (higher is better)