Pros

  • Quad-core processor
  • Huge amount of hard disk space

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Dual displays require greater space

At A Glance

This excellent all-purpose system for serious power users that includes vast storage and dual 22-inch LCDs.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30256
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 22.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number (2) Viewsonic Q22WB
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA eGeForce 8800GTX
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 1800.0 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 5.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 2.0
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 4
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 6.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 124.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 205.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 340.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 176.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 309.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 309.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 229.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 154.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 160.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 173.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 172.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 200.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 217.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 216.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 222.13   Frames per second (higher is better)