Pros

  • Very good performance
  • Overclocked but stable

Cons

  • Average graphics
  • Only 600GB storage

At A Glance

This rig sacrifices some graphical prowess to achieve blazing overclocked performance at a killer price.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 39748
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E8600
Processor speed 3330.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung 2443BWX
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset EVGA e-GeForce 9800 GTX (x2)
Video Bus PCI Express-SLI
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 1.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 5.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x5)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 2
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 163.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 130.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 292.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 125.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 213.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 285.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 351.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 134.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 236.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 156.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 161.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 143.52   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 138.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 139.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 128.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 100.52   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 100.49   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 99.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 96.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 46.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 73.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 91.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 131.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 83.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 120.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 131.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 132.23   Frames per second (higher is better)