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Gateway 700 XL

Gateway 700 XL
alaScore 78

35 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Gateway 700 XL. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 700 XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

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Gateway 700XL

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: Mick Lockey (

Gateway 700XL Desktop (Gateway-700XL)

May, 2003


Expert review by: Digital Trends Staff (

Gateway 700XL


This Gateway 700XL system ends up really succeeding best at something other than film making (its intended selling point) and that is as a high performance desktop system. You can't beat the 700XL if you're simply looking to get one of the most power...

High class look and feel

No analog video input ; expensive

You can't beat the 700XL if you're simply looking to get one of the most power packed systems on the market.

Mar, 2003

Expert review by: Dan Littman (

Gateway 700X


If youre committed to video editing, dont already have the software you need, and do have extra bucks to spend, the 700X delivers the right combination of capabilities.

Oct, 2002

Expert review by: Joel Strauch (

Gateway 700 XL

May, 2002

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (

Gateway 700 XL

Jan, 2002

Expert review by: John Virata (

Gateway 700XL Digital Film Maker


A few years ago, turnkey video editing systems belonged to the realm of the specialized reseller. Today, you can get such a system from a variety of sources, including the major computer manufacturers. One such company, Gateway, has set its sights on...

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: (

Purchasing failure


The computer and the computer deal looks excellent.

I couldn't get to the purchase page.

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: Keith Benicek (

Gateway 700XL


As usual the first two reviews are by Gateway or Intel basher morons, that don't even have “user” experience! Goes to show their IQ.

Nov, 2003

Consumer review by: Robert Harrison (

Simply Incredible!


Best in the market, Fast, reliable, logical, sexy!

It's big!

Apr, 2003

Product Specifications

Packed with the power of an Intel Pentium 4 processor the Gateway 700 series models are optimized for the new breed of office applications. The Gateway 700 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. Feature-rich, the 700 series offers cutting-edge performance with all the latest technology.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Per Processor Size:512KB

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in/19in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm/48.3cm
Type:LCD display


Model:X / 700X/XL / 700XL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway 700


Chipset Type:Intel 850E
Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


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

Optical Storage


Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:48x
Rewrite Speed:24x
Write Speed:48x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.66GHz/3.06GHz
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:RDRAM (RAMBUS)

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:400GB/80GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon 9700 PRO/NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200
Interface Type:AGP/AGP 8x