Pros

  • A quad-core system in a compact case
  • Attractive 24-inch wide LCD monitor

Cons

  • Little internal expansion room.

At A Glance

Medium-sized system offers the quad-core CPUs and strong performance; but, its compact case has little room for expansion.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 1009174
Inventory Number 25509
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
Processor speed 2670.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Gateway FPD2485W
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon X1950 XTX
Video Bus PCI Express-Crossfire
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 300.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM/CD-RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
World Bench 5 Score 161.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Very Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 249.0
Microsoft Office XP 484.0
WinZip 168.0
Multitasking 275.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 308.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 197.0
Roxio VideoWave 184.0
Adobe Photoshop 230.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 240.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 306.0
Ahead Nero 185.0
Windows Media Encoder 183.0
Adobe Premiere 247.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 161.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 167.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 175.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 175.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 175.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 200.59   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 209.04   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 215.76   Frames per second (higher is better)