Pros

  • Full immersion cooling
  • Superb design

Cons

  • Extremely expensive
  • Tricky to upgrade

At A Glance

Impressive PC cools its parts by immersing them in oil, but more upgradable, cheaper, and faster (graphics-wise) PCs exist.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 39749
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung SyncMaster 2493HM
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
Video Bus PCI Express Triple-SLI
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 2240.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 3.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x5)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 2.0
Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Included Drives 5
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 3.0
Internal Drive Bays 3.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 163.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 150.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 300.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 142.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 251.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 230.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 111.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 165.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 180.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Very Good
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 165.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 164.16   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 163.81   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 164.59   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 117.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 112.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 114.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 112.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 94.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 106.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 113.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 130.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 102.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 122.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 126.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 128.47   Frames per second (higher is better)