Pros

  • Low cost, decent performance
  • Nice 19-inch display

Cons

  • Lousy gaming performance
  • Poor interior cable tie-offs

At A Glance

This triple-core Phenom system is a solid buy for SOHO users on a budget.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Phenom 8450
Processor speed 2100.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 19.0 inches
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 3200
General Information
UPC Code 827103149272
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 82.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 384.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 331.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 579.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 415.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 646.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 276.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 533.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 280.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 353.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 20.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 14.02   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 7.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 17.04   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 12.21   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 6.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 12.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 15.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 30.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 36.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 10.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 16.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 25.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 36.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 56.96   Frames per second (higher is better)