Pros

  • Competitively priced for a gaming PC

Cons

  • Limited specifications

At A Glance

While not a world-beater, the Force Recon BT offers good performance at a reasonable price.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 31134
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme X9770
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 22.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Viewsonic VG2230WM
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2
Video Bus PCI Express-Crossfire
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
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 4
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 6.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 127.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 185.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 163.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 177.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 392.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 206.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 154.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 154.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 147.91   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 97.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 97.74   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 104.25   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 103.29   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 79.22   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 61.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 92.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 102.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 111.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 101.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 110.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 111.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 111.4   Frames per second (higher is better)