Pros

  • Great mix of general and gaming performance
  • Strong connectivity, including USB 3.0

Cons

  • Drab, generic mouse

At A Glance

The Microflex 88B may not win any speed races, but it cruises to the finish line in Blu-ray and USB 3.0 style.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microexpress.net

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 3.06 MHz
Processor count 1
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Graphics Type Card
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Drive size 560.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive Controllers
  • Serial ATA
  • Serial ATA II
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 2.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI slots 2.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Digital Optical
  • DVI
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • Serial Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
  • miniSD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Power
Power Supply Wattage 500.0 watts
Power Supply Manufacturer OCZ
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset ATI Radeon HD 5770
Motherboard Model P55A-UD4P
Motherboard Manufacturer Gigabyte
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
optical_drive_1 LG UH08LS10
optical_model_1 LG UH08LS10
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Other Features
Devices
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
Chassis Color Black

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 156.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 160.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 299.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 155.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 180.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 286.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 274.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 146.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 156.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 254.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 151.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 77.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 122.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 167.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 127.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 108.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 68.5   Frames per second (higher is better)