Pros

  • Strong performance
  • Good documentation and support

Cons

  • Needs better cable tie-offs
  • Mediocre gaming scores

At A Glance

If excellent everyday performance on a budget is your desire, this PC is a good choice.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 32125
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 20.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Dell SP2009W
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 3450
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 320.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 3072.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Mini)
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 2.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 108.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 243.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 343.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 215.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 371.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 355.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 383.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 232.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 383.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 222.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 277.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 24.76   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 11.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 8.85   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 5.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 21.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 9.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 8.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 4.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 17.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 20.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 38.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 46.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 5.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 6.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 12.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 5.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 6.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 13.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 22.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 34.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 43.36   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 67.39   Frames per second (higher is better)