Pros

  • Excellent price-for-performance ratio
  • Massive storage capacity

Cons

  • Small size means limited upgradability

At A Glance

The Poly P5500C power desktop may be tiny, but it's no joke--this is a killer rig.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor type power pc
Processor speed 2.93 MHz
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 4890
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Drive size 3500.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DVI
  • DisplayPort
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Gigabyte
Motherboard Model GA-P55M-UD4
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
optical_drive_2 Sony/NEC 5100S
optical_model_2 Sony/NEC 5100S
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 145.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 172.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 311.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 169.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 196.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 283.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 217.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 159.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 164.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 237.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 194.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 158.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 96.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 147.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 144.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 128.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 79.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 68.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 101.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 114.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 131.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 87.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 123.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 129.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 132.73   Frames per second (higher is better)