Pros

  • Best-looking PC we've seen. That's it.

Cons

  • Slow general performance
  • Severely lacks upgradability

At A Glance

This medusa of gaming systems will charm you with its good lucks, but be warned: it could be a trap!

Manufacturer’s Description

Built for speed, stealth, and style, the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA 803 Desktop PC stands ready with the computing power you need, quiet operation, and superior power efficiency. Experience this game-changing machine for yourself and discover the difference.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
Processor speed 2830.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 9800S
General Information
UPC Code 884420576358
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 108.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 340.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 215.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 388.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 334.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 204.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 812.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 204.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 265.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 121.02   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 112.72   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 106.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 71.39   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 83.96   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 81.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 77.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 61.64   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 27.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 43.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 46.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 69.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 44.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 65.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 66.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 71.27   Frames per second (higher is better)