Pros

  • Plenty of expansion room

Cons

  • Case looks and feels cheap

At A Glance

A gaming system for buyers on a budget, this model provides fairly good performance at a very attractive price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cyberpowerpc.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25278
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 3800+
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Optiquest Q9
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 7600GS
Video Bus PCI Express
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 250.0 GB
Other storage Five-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 3.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 5
Parallel Port No
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 Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 98.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Fair
Office Productivity
WinZip 430.0
Mozilla 425.0
Microsoft Office XP 548.0
Multitasking 509.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 389.0
Roxio VideoWave 283.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 572.0
Ahead Nero 499.0
Windows Media Encoder 317.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 328.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 530.0
Adobe Photoshop 360.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 289.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 38.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 47.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 75.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 84.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 48.92   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 75.86   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 94.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 110.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 127.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 131.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 140.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 283.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 330.22   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 344.38   Frames per second (higher is better)