Pros

  • An abundance of ports
  • Neat and easily accessible interior

Cons

  • Lacks a media card reader

At A Glance

Digital Storm’s Special|Ops Dreadnought is fairly priced for its performance, but is not out to break benchmarks.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.digitalstormonline.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 3.4 MHz
Cache size 8.192 KB
Bus speed 100.0 MHz
Processor count 1
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Secondary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce
Number of Graphic Cards included 1.0
Video Bus PCI Express 2.0 x16
Storage
Drive size 1128.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Solid-State Drive
Expansion slots
Number of PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots 3.0
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x8 slots 2.0
Number of PCI-Express x1 slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • DVI (dual link)
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire Port (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
  • HDMI
  • IEEE 1394 - FireWire (Unspecified)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x8)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • eSATA
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Power
Power Supply Wattage 750.0 watts
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Second Optical Drive Speed 24.0
Second Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Case
Chassis style Tower (Full)

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 188.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 206.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 296.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 115.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 244.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 141.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 110.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 145.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 132.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 185.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 343.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 322.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 295.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 197.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 214.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 214.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 209.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 150.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 187.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 139.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 117.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 79.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 215.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 188.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 173.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 134.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 207.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 149.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 130.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 84.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 257.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 251.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 233.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 152.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 76.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Ultra Quality, 2560x1600 74.2   Frames per second (higher is better)