Pros

  • Plethora of connectivity options
  • Attractive (though not terribly creative) case

Cons

  • Unimpressive performance

At A Glance

The Giada DN2301 is ultimately relying on its small chassis to sell, but competition in the compact-PC category is tough.

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 76.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 375.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 417.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 318.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 507.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 623.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 528.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 880.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 365.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 376.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 287.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 39.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 21.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 17.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 9.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 32.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 18.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 14.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 8.4   Frames per second (higher is better)