• Strong price-to-performance ratio
  • Good upgradability
  • Comprehensive connections


  • Internal wiring could be better organized
  • Few front-panel connections

At A Glance

With a few minor exceptions, the 97B provides most of what you’d expect from a reasonably priced high-performance PC. Few can match its combination of power, gaming prowess, and cost.

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The Specs

Processor speed 3.2 MHz
Processor count 1
Graphics Type Card
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Video Memory Type DDR5
Drive size 1080.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 3.0
Number of PCI-Express x16 slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x4 slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 1.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
AGP slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 6.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • IEEE 1394 - 4 pin Unpowered
  • IEEE 1394 - 6 pin Powered
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x6)
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Power Supply Wattage 600.0 watts
Power Supply Manufacturer OCZ
Power Supply Model OCZ
Motherboard Manufacturer Gigabyte
Motherboard Model X58A-UD5
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
Included Drives 2
optical_drive_1 LG UH08LS10
optical_model_1 LG UH08LS10
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 Home Premium
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)
Chassis Color Black
External Drive Bays 6.0
Internal Drive Bays 4.0