Pros

  • Respectable speed, reasonable price
  • Upgradable to a quad-core CPU

Cons

  • Plain-looking case
  • LCD looked slightly dark

At A Glance

Though relatively poky for a power machine, this PC performed well on graphics tests and is very expandable.

Manufacturer’s Website

Vendor's Web Site

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 25760
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number ViewSonic VA903b
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 8800GTS
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 320.0 GB
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 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • 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 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 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 96.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 258.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 365.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 235.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 415.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 366.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 371.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 229.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 484.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 223.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 320.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good