Pros

  • USB 3.0 joins a mass of connectivity options
  • Near-chart-topping, six-core performance

Cons

  • Messy internal wiring job impedes access
  • Case design makes some upgrades strenuous

At A Glance

It may not be much to look at, but the Poly X5800A3 offers premier components and delivers fast speeds, making for quite a compelling power PC.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 3.33 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Graphics Type Card
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Drive size 2500.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Digital Optical
  • DVI
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • SD Card
  • miniSD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 12288.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power
Power Supply Manufacturer SPI
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Polywell
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
optical_drive_1 BDDVDRW CH08LS10
optical_model_1 BDDVDRW CH08LS10
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Other Features
Devices
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
Chassis Color Black
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0