Pros

  • Easy to record TV
  • Super-compact chassis

Cons

  • Small hard drive
  • No way to expand the system internally

At A Glance

Super-compact Media Center fits well in tight spaces and works well with digital media. But it can't be expanded.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25243
Processor
Processor type Intel Core Duo T2300
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number ViewSonic VX910
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 950
Video Bus Integrated
Video Memory Type Using main memory
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 100.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 0.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 2.4
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Compact
External Drive Bays 0.0
Internal Drive Bays 0.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 84.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Poor
Office Productivity
WinZip 434.0
Mozilla 428.0
Microsoft Office XP 586.0
Multitasking 530.0
Content Creation
ACD Systems ACDSee 698.0
Ahead Nero 904.0
Windows Media Encoder 353.0
Adobe Premiere 511.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 604.0
Roxio VideoWave 309.0
Adobe Photoshop 383.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 412.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 41.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 47.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 49.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 49.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 70.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 91.38   Frames per second (higher is better)