Pros

  • Strong performance
  • Low-cost power system

Cons

  • Could use more hard drive space
  • Bundled LCD monitor could be better

At A Glance

Excellent bang-for-the-buck desktop PC offers sterling performance and plenty of expandability at a nice price.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30669
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E6850
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number DCL 24a
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset XFX 1X 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
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
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 5
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD+R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 16.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD-ROM
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 121.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 327.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 178.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 307.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 532.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 347.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 231.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good