Pros

  • Excellent mix of connectivity options
  • Hot-swap bay makes transporting drives easy

Cons

  • Ugly exterior and interior
  • Poor price-to-performance ratio

At A Glance

Even bundled with a 23-inch monitor, Polywell's Poly 890FX performance PC has a pretty high price. At this cost, a little more TLC from Polywell toward the system's design could have done wonders.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.polywell.com/us

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 3.2 MHz
Processor count 1
Graphics
Number of Graphic Cards included 2.0
Video Memory Type DDR5
Storage
Raid type RAID 0
Drive size 2080.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DisplayPort
  • Firewire 400 port
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • Video - 24 pin DVI-D
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Asus
Motherboard Model Crosshair IV Formula
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
Included Drives 3
optical_drive_1 HL-DT-ST BD-RE UH10LS20
optical_model_1 HL-DT-ST BD-RE UH10LS20
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
Smart media Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)