Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • Lots of free bays

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Rudimentary documentation

At A Glance

This exceptional performer's extreme expandability will appeal to power users with serious storage requirements.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30896
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 Samsung 226BW
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 8800 Ultra
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 1050.0 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) (x4)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 4
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 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 9.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 131.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 185.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 317.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 180.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 340.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 208.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior