Pros

  • Good performance
  • Dual graphics cards

Cons

  • A few chipset limitations

At A Glance

Customizable system provides affordable gaming performance in a stylish package.

Manufacturer’s Description

A supersonic gaming extravaganza. The XPS 630 offers full-on power with overclocking via BIOS or Nvidia nTune, a selection of Quad & Extreme Intel processors, single or dual graphics cards and a 750W power supply for an extreme experience.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DXCWCF14
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 Dell SP2208WFP
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
Video Bus PCI Express-SLI
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 4
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 3072.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 123.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 213.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 178.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 314.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 310.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 323.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 195.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 240.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior