Pros

  • Small system fits into a tight spot

Cons

  • Uninspiring performance

At A Glance

Compact size and excellent documentation mark this modest performer; available upgrades include TV tuner and Wi-Fi card.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number RC494AV
Inventory Number 25456
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 3800+
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP vs15
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 6150 LE
Video Bus Integrated
Video Memory Type Using main memory
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 80.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 0.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
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 1.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 96.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Fair
Office Productivity
Mozilla 432.0
Microsoft Office XP 545.0
WinZip 405.0
Multitasking 523.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 533.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 353.0
Roxio VideoWave 290.0
Adobe Photoshop 365.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 348.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 590.0
Ahead Nero 510.0
Windows Media Encoder 323.0
Adobe Premiere 411.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 2.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 2.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 6.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 3.99   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.21   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 11.46   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 17.01   Frames per second (higher is better)