Pros

  • Plenty of processing power
  • Well-situated USB ports

Cons

  • Interior is messy, with awkward cabling

At A Glance

This is a good system for power-hungry tasks like editing video, but its interior has sloppy cabling that may hinder expansio

Manufacturer’s Website

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25276
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 FX-60
Processor speed 2600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number LG L1950S
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X1900 XT
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 500.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
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 (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 4
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 10.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 139.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 273.0
Microsoft Office XP 489.0
WinZip 240.0
Multitasking 341.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 415.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 221.0
Roxio VideoWave 238.0
Adobe Photoshop 278.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 276.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 388.0
Ahead Nero 183.0
Windows Media Encoder 242.0
Adobe Premiere 301.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 100.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 105.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 112.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 112.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 141.99   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 146.04   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 145.22   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 146.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 156.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 158.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 163.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 440.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 446.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 474.46   Frames per second (higher is better)