Pros

  • Above-average amount of memory
  • Plenty of connections for devices

Cons

  • Slow graphics and general performance
  • Less storage space than competing PCs

At A Glance

This gaming PC packs solid extras, but it lacks performance chops.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.ibuypower.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7 940
Processor speed 2930.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset PowerColor Radeon HD4870
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x5)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • FireWire Port (front)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots 4
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD-RE
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Case
Chassis style Tower
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 134.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 331.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 321.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 294.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 221.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 168.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 320.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 172.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 208.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 200.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 168.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 140.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 87.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 124.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 125.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 113.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 72.34   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 62.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 93.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 108.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 121.23   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 78.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 111.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 122.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 117.97   Frames per second (higher is better)