Pros

  • Slim chassis offers a pleasing look
  • Above-average connectivity
  • Integrated wireless networking

Cons

  • Small size makes upgrades difficult

At A Glance

Gateway’s miniature desktop PC simply doesn't have room for anything extra, and its lack of space versus competing systems is distressing.

Manufacturer’s Description

The SX2311-03 Desktop Computer from Gateway is a slim and compact desktop computer, perfect for use in cramped environments. Even though the system is less than 4-inch wide, it doesn't sacrifice performance when compared to larger desktop computers. It ships with a multimedia keyboard and optical mouse.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Phenom II X4 820
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
General Information
UPC Code 884483167555
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • eSATA
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Gateway
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 108.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 249.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 365.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 231.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 277.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 467.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 351.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 347.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 303.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 218.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 18.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 9.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 7.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 16.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 8.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 6.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)