Pros

  • Overclocked Phenom II CPU
  • Excellent graphics performance

Cons

  • Slightly pricier PCs have greater non-gaming speed

At A Glance

Maingear's Dash minitower desktop PC packs an overclocked Phenom II CPU and provides excellent graphics performance.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.maingear.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type AMD Phenom II X4 940
Processor speed 3000.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Monitor model number Samsung SyncMaster T220
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset XFX ATI Radeon HD-4850
Video Bus PCI Express-Crossfire
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 500.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 0.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower (Mini)
External Drive Bays 1.0
Internal Drive Bays 2.0