Pros

  • Strong price-for-performance ratio
  • Beautiful chassis
  • Hot-swap bays make for quick storage changes

Cons

  • Poor internal-wiring job
  • Lacks USB 3.0

At A Glance

Although the FX6803 doesn’t offer the best scores in the category, this speedy performance PC boasts an impressive price point.

Manufacturer’s Description

Made for your gaming enjoyment and graphics creativity, the Gateway FX Series FX6803-25 Desktop PC pairs the power of the Intel Core i7-930 Processor with the responsiveness and reliabity of 64-bit Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium. Ready to charge through the DirectX 11 offerings, ATI Radeon HD 5850 graphics provide a visually intense computing experience.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.gateway.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
General Information
UPC Code 099802174583
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • eSATA
Memory
Memory size 9216.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Manufacturer Gateway
Motherboard Model OEM
Storage Media
Compact flash Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 143.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 336.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 173.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 236.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 302.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 303.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 168.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 173.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 213.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 193.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 173.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 115.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 128.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 132.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 126.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 94.0   Frames per second (higher is better)