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Gateway 7200XL

Gateway 7200XL
alaScore 78

8 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Gateway 7200XL. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, 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 7200XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 8 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Ian Bell (

Gateway 7200XL


Gateway's flagship desktop, the 7200XL is the first system we have seen using Intel's new BTX form factor rather than the well-known ATX form factor. This means that the system should theoretically be quieter and remain cooler than a comparably...

Very powerful; plenty of inputs; extremely quiet; affordable

Average keyboard; comes with a poor mouse

For the price you will be hard pressed to find a system that comes with as many features as the 7200XL.

Feb, 2005

Expert review by: (

Gateway 7200XL


The Gateway 7200XL's silver and black chassis will spice up any home office. More important, it has a slew of high-end multimedia hardware at a very low price. And although it doesn't quite stack up against much more expensive systems here, it's a good...

Dual-layer DVD?RW drive. Multiformat memory card readers. Good documentation. Easy to add and remove drives. Low price

Little bundled software. Cheap mouse. Unexceptional monitor and speakers

The 7200XL is certainly worth its $2,299 price tag, but it's not quite as impressive as some of the more expensive machines in our roundup, including the $2,999 Dell Dimension 8400.

Consumer review by: Quick6 (

Gateway 7200XL


Best machine for the money. I formated the hard drive (got rid of Gateway's software) and installed updated drivers when I received the computer, improved perfromance A LOT. Excellent Gaming Machine)

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: Bill (

Gateway 7200XL


DJ, one site versus the two I linked to? Common man. Stop drinking the AMD koolaid and get with the picture. These are SYSTEM tests, not processor tests. Memory, etc is all taken into consideration.

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: DJ (

Gateway 7200XL


Notice a trend, dip*****?

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: Bill (

Gateway 7200XL


The DT test system is using 533MHz versus the 400MHz memory in the Compaq system.

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: Bill (

Gateway 7200XL

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: DJ (

Gateway 7200XL


For real gaming benchmarks, go to a trusted source that knows what they are doing. There is no way in hell a P4 system will outperform an Athlon FX at 2.4G with 6800 Ultra in any gaming benchmark or 3Dmark 2003 or 2005. This is undisputed.

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

Cutting-edge performance today, with the power you need for the future. The 7200 Series offers an industry-first! The new BTX cool and quiet chassis channels air more efficiently, dissipates heat faster and runs much quieter than today's ATX-based cases. The 7200 Series has the power you need for advanced applications at a reasonable price and is ideal for gaming, video editing and more.

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:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway


Chipset Type:Intel 915G Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


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

Optical Storage


Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:16x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:3.4GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Processor Number:550
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X800 XT
Interface Type:PCI Express x16