Pros

  • Reasonably fast for a low price
  • Very expandable; has legacy ports

Cons

  • Lousy documentation

At A Glance

The MicroFlex X68 is a terrific buy because it's quite fast yet low priced. Plus, it's very expandable.

Manufacturer’s Website

Vendor's Web Site

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25779
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
Processor speed 2660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number LG L1952
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA 8800 GTX
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 400.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 4
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 7.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 113.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 225.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 340.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 210.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 360.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 347.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 341.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 210.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 372.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 203.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 255.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 139.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 146.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 152.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 149.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 171.25   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 174.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 175.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 175.38   Frames per second (higher is better)