Pros

  • Latest ATI CrossFire graphics
  • Great Logitech keyboard and mouse

Cons

  • Overall performance is mediocre
  • Limited expandability

At A Glance

Inexpensive gaming system includes dual (CrossFire) Radeon HD2900 XT graphics, but overall performance was subpar.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30121
Processor
Processor type Athlon 64 X2 6000+
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 22.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung 226BW
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT
Video Bus PCI Express-Crossfire
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 648.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 1
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 24.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Included Drives 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 7.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 93.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 239.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 364.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 308.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 588.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 370.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 623.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 229.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 476.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 222.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 306.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Fair