Pros

  • Tool-free and easy to manipulate for upgrades
  • Great price-to-performance ratio

Cons

  • Limited slots for PCI upgrades

At A Glance

If price is no object, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better power PC than the beautifully constructed Black Ops Assassin from Digital Storm.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.digitalstormonline.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
Processor count 1
Graphics
Number of Graphic Cards included 2.0
Storage
Drive size 1128.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • SmartMedia
  • xD-Picture Card
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • Video - 24 pin DVI-D
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Motherboard
Motherboard Chipset Intel X58
Motherboard Model X58 LE Edition
Motherboard Manufacturer EVGA
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD
Included Drives 2
optical_drive_1 ATAPI iHOS104
optical_drive_2 Optiarc DVD RW AD-7240S
optical_model_2 Optiarc DVD RW AD-7240S
optical_model_1 ATAPI iHOS104
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Smart media Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Compact flash Yes
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Specialty
External Drive Bays 5.0
Internal Drive Bays 5.0
Chassis Color Black

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 172.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 141.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 305.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 140.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 160.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 240.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 266.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 187.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 135.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 164.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 150.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 290.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 286.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 284.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 273.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 178.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 175.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 178.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 173.4   Frames per second (higher is better)