Pros

  • Blazing performance
  • Lots of rear panel ports

Cons

  • Not all that stylish

At A Glance

Pricey desktop provides blow-your-socks-off performance and lots of rear port connectivity.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 31999
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme X9770
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Acer AL2416WBSD
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX280
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 600.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 5.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 5
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 6.0
Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Second Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 141.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 163.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 270.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 327.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 277.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 174.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 212.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 181.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 200.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 171.46   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 147.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 137.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 105.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 117.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 112.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 108.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 89.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 207.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 208.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 199.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 198.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 77.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 108.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 115.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 120.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 80.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 111.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 116.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 121.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 266.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 285.44   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 266.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 286.93   Frames per second (higher is better)