Pros

  • Strong performance
  • Superior attention to detail

Cons

  • Expensive

At A Glance

This extremely well put together, but pricey power desktop PC is for users who appreciate attention to detail.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30895
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 22.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number CTL 220UW
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Asus GeForce 8800 Ultra
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 1150.0 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 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/-RAM
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Mini)
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 124.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 189.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 328.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 207.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 346.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 294.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 181.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 375.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 211.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 173.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 184.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 193.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 193.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 215.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 228.12   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 231.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 249.4   Frames per second (higher is better)