Pros

  • Plenty of room to upgrade
  • Toolless case design

Cons

  • Expensive

At A Glance

Though this system is well-built system and offers a range of features, it seems expensive for the performance it provides.

Manufacturer’s Website

Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25275
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 FX-62
Processor speed 2800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 20.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number ViewSonic VG2021m
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 7900 GT
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 300.0 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 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
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)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Five-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Slots 5
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professionalfessional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 6.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 147.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 283.0
Microsoft Office XP 484.0
WinZip 226.0
Multitasking 328.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 390.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 210.0
Roxio VideoWave 215.0
Adobe Photoshop 268.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 238.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 373.0
Ahead Nero 158.0
Windows Media Encoder 224.0
Adobe Premiere 281.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 104.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 119.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 136.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 140.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 126.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 147.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 152.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 154.71   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 142.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 151.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 171.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 470.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 481.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 495.76   Frames per second (higher is better)