Pros

  • Plenty of room for screwless upgrades
  • Excellent general and gaming performance

Cons

  • Low storage capacity

At A Glance

This system is packed to brim with power and features. Only its low hard-disk capacity (an easily fixable flaw) threatens its spot near the top of our must-buy list.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-750
Processor speed 2.88 MHz
Processor count 1
Display
Display size 19.0 inches
Included monitor Yes
Monitor model number W1934SI
Display type LCD
Graphics
Graphics Type Card
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Drive size 150.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
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 4.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DVI
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear) (x2)
  • HDMI
  • Parallel - 25 pin D-shell (IEEE 1284A)
  • S-Video
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Power
Power Supply Wattage 500.0 watts
Power Supply Manufacturer Antec
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Model GA-P55-UD4P
Motherboard Manufacturer Gigabyte
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
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optical_model_1 LG
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Devices
  • All-In-One Flash Memory Card Reader
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0
Chassis Color Black

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 132.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 185.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 180.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 209.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 331.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 257.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 337.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 234.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 199.28   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 164.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 99.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 141.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 142.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 130.95   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 82.0   Frames per second (higher is better)