Pros

  • Near-category-leading performance
  • Cavernous interior makes upgrades easy

Cons

  • Unattractive exterior

At A Glance

Packed with liquid-cooled, overclocked components, the midtower variant of Origin's Genesis is every bit as potent (and pricey) as its larger sibling.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2.8 MHz
Cache size 8.192 KB
Bus speed 199.5 MHz
Processor count 1
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Storage
Drive size 1500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Slots
  • CompactFlash
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
  • SDHC Card
  • SmartMedia
Memory
Memory size 12288.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 8.25 inches
Depth 19.5 inches
Height 20.0 inches
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 190.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 132.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 300.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 135.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 151.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 231.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 264.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 179.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 128.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 106.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 145.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 271.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 271.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 273.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 222.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 172.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 168.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 170.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 165.0   Frames per second (higher is better)