Pros

  • Good performance for its size
  • HDMI and USB 3.0 built in

Cons

  • Pricier than stronger competition
  • 32-bit operating system

At A Glance

A decent system at a slightly higher than expected price, Giada’s A50 isn’t one Compact PC to overlook.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type AMD Fusion
Processor speed 1.6 MHz
Cache size 1.024 KB
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Secondary Graphics Chipset AMD Radeon HD 6310
Storage
Drive size 320.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
SD/MMC Card 1.0
Available Interfaces HDMI
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type
  • Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Compact

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 55.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 723.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 536.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 457.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking 791.0
Content Creation
Image Editing 929.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 630.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1522.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 462.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 411.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 378.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 26.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 15.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 12.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 17.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 10.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 9.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 5.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 4.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 17.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 11.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 9.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)