Pros

  • Strong general performance
  • Excellent value

Cons

  • Limited upgradability

At A Glance

If you aren’t the tinkering type and you aren’t interested in enthusiast-level gaming, Gateway’s DX4840-15 is a fine choice, at a fine price.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gateway.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 3.2 MHz
General Information
UPC Code 884483174652
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces HDMI
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 128.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 335.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 166.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 256.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 316.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 301.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 347.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 188.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 252.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 174.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 118.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 67.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 55.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 34.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 88.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 55.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 44.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 27.8   Frames per second (higher is better)