Pros

  • Excellent performance for the price
  • Quite expandable

Cons

  • Documentation could be more detailed

At A Glance

The MicroFlex 82B has limited storage, but provides plenty of horsepower without draining your savings.

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The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung 740BX
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 8800GT
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 250.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 3.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x2)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 6
Parallel Port Yes
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 117.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 334.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 202.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 350.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 313.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 524.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 184.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 403.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 191.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 233.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 153.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 169.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 187.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 189.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 201.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 222.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 226.36   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 242.02   Frames per second (higher is better)