Pros

  • Chassis has a sturdy design
  • Good amount of expansion room

Cons

  • Side panel can be tricky to remove

At A Glance

This well-designed and overclocked PC has plenty of performance and expandability for gamers who can afford it.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30130
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800
Processor speed 2930.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 2.0
Second Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 124.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 194.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 322.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 220.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 360.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 291.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 180.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 328.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 187.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 222.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior