Pros

  • Above average application performance

Cons

  • Difficult to upgrade

At A Glance

The dc7900 is a powerhouse machine that comes saddled with a number of caveats.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated intel GMA 4500
General Information
UPC Code 825633298040
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 112.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 323.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 191.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 378.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 440.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 526.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 182.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 580.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 186.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 248.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 11.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 6.06   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 4.97   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 9.18   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 4.88   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 4.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 13.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 15.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 5.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 6.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 34.65   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 44.8   Frames per second (higher is better)