Pros

  • Excellent performance

Cons

  • Limited expandability

At A Glance

Though the X5800i comes close to being a top performer, some rival desktops match its speed and beat its cost.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 39750
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7 Extreme 965
Processor speed 3200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 24.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Acer AL2416WB
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset
  • ATI Radeon HD 4870
  • ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 792.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 5.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 3
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 8.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Drives 3
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 136.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 185.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 318.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 308.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 299.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 213.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 174.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 180.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 218.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Superior
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 192.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 194.51   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 195.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 153.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 110.32   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 114.85   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 109.08   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 109.32   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 160.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 204.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 191.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 203.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 87.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 110.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 112.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 118.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 104.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 119.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 118.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 120.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 250.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 252.45   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 254.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 257.08   Frames per second (higher is better)