Pros

  • Packs a substantial amount of hardware
  • A surprisingly quiet package

Cons

  • Woefully cramped keyboard
  • Pricey, no-frills chassis

At A Glance

The Phantom-X packs plenty of power and versatility, but suffers from a lackluster layout and design.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.eurocom.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 43922
Processor
Processor type Intel Xeon X3370
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.1 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 1200
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset GeForce 9800M GTX
Storage
Drive size 320.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 8000.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.9 inches
Depth 11.9 inches
Height 2.4 inches
Weight 15.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 15.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Smart media Yes
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64 bit)
Included Software Cyberlink DVD Suite
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • Webcam
  • DVI
  • 2x 80GB Intel X25-M SSD RAID0
  • S-Video to component cable
  • TV Tuner
  • phone cord.
  • VGA

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 133.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Battery
Battery Life 1:19:37 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 266.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 295.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 168.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 145.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 134.66   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1680 by 1050 105.01   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 93.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 89.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1680 by 1050 86.82   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1680 by 1050 48.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 1024 by 768 92.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, High, 800 by 600 101.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1680 by 1050 49.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 1024 by 768 95.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 104.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 205.36   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 184.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 288.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0