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Gateway 300X

Gateway 300X
alaScore 74

12 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Gateway 300X. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway 300X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Mick Lockey (

Gateway 300X


You get just the basics with this Gateway. Its few highlights are its above-average storage and its attractive design.

Jan, 2003

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Gateway 300X

May, 2002

Expert review by: Joel Strauch (

Gateway 300X 1.3GHz

Mar, 2002

Expert review by: By Sean Captain (

Gateway 300X 1.1GHz

Nov, 2001

Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (

HardwareCentral - Gateway 300X Review.


We made a distinction between older, less demanding and the latest 3D-intensive games in our eMachines review, remarking, "at least we can see families using the T1600 to play The Sims, if not Serious Sam." Perhaps Gateway agrees, since the 300X comes...

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: martoonman (

Gateway 300X


I never liked the Celeron since the day they were released. This chip is designed for marketing reasons, to meet a price point. Let the AOL crowd enjoy the Celeron.

May, 2002

Consumer review by: Philip Keogh (

Gateway 300X


I build systems and sell them as a hobby, and I built one client a 1800+, Soyo Dragon+, 256mb DDR-2100, 24x CD-RW, 16x DVD, 80gb ATA/133 7200rpm, GeForce 3 Ti-200 128mb DDR-RAM, 5.1 Audio, Windows XP Home, and a 56k v.92 Modem (the board has LAN) for a...

May, 2002

Consumer review by: BeoSchaefer (

Gateway 300X


The new Celeron is a crippled chip and has no business in a modern computer.

May, 2002

Consumer review by: Denjiro (

Gateway 300X


Come on, this system is a best an over priced word processing and internet surfing machine. The new Celerons are a castrated version of the already underperforming .18 Willamette PIVs. I personally would not give one of these to an enemy.

May, 2002

Consumer review by: Chris42424 (

Gateway 300X


Considering the price points that P4's, Athlon's, and especially Duron's are currently at, why would anyone want this overpriced dog of a chip in a new computer?

May, 2002

Product Specifications

Packed with the power of an Intel Pentium 4 processor the Gateway 300 series models are optimized for the new breed of office applications. The Gateway 300 series is an all-around performer combining the latest technology with affordable prices. With Intel Pentium 4 processor technology, this system can handle virtually any office task and features enough power to accommodate future applications. Value-priced, the 300 series offers the perfect balance of processing speed, memory, hard drive space and price.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Micro tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Micro tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB
Per Processor Size:256KB

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Model:X / 300X
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway 300


Chipset Type:Intel 845GL
Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:32x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:256MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-100

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Recommended Use:Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics