Pros

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

Cons

  • Limited expansion room

At A Glance

Quad-core system delivers strong performance, but offers little room for expansion.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gateway.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30058
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
Processor speed 2660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Gateway FPD2485W
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA GeForce 8800 GTX
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 300.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
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 2
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 2.0
Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Second Optical Drive Speed 10.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 4.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 126.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 168.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 292.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 327.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 294.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 324.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 241.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior