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Gateway 500XL

Gateway 500XL
alaScore 79

17 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design, whereas there are some negative opinions about the value for money.

design

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway 500XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Gateway 500XL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Gateway 500XL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Gateway 500 Series Desktop + 17.0" LCD + Epson C62 Color Printer (2.40 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 80GB hard drive)

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Tough Looking Grill Yields Wussy Results

 

Despite its rugged exterior, the CB-500X delivers some spotty grilling performance.

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Gateway 500 Media Center PC

 

Gateway's new Media Center PC is suitable for homes looking for a combination PC/home entertainment center at a relatively low price.

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Gateway 500X

 

This 500X has a well-rounded array of components geared toward home video editing projects. However, you should select a different monitor to get the best experience.

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We got ripped off!

 

There are none!

Awful customer service, if you want to call it that.

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I love my new computer

 

The most beautiful computer ever

I can't seem to find any

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Excellent Value

 

Great Quality and Customer Service

Gateway Country Store Attitude

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i love this lotion it gos on nice and i will be buying it agen thank you overstock.............

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over priced

 

For indoor tanning I have been using a product called pyro which has been discontinued therefore Ineeded to pick something new. I chose blackmail which was very expensive. I don't mind payingthe price if the product is the bomb, however I was not...

Product Specifications

Packed with the power of an Intel Pentium 4 processor the Gateway 500 series models are optimized for the new breed of office applications. The Gateway 500 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. High-performance, the 500 series goes beyond the basics and features some of the latest technology.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mid tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mid tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mid tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mid tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Type:Display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Gateway
Model:S / 500S/X / 500X/XL / 500XL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway 500

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 845G/Intel 845PE
Data Bus Speed:400MHz/533MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x
Rewrite Speed:24x
Type:CD-RW/DVD-RAM / DVD-R / CD-RW
Write Speed:48x

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.53GHz/2.66GHz/2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:128MB/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

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/80GB
Recommended Use:Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics/NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
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