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Gateway DX 430X

Gateway DX 430X
alaScore 82

3 reviews

Aug, 2014

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Gateway DX430X

 

The Gateway DX430X ($1,344 direct, $1,454 with 19-inch widescreen LCD monitor) replaces the previous DX product line. It stakes a solid claim in the land of mainstream computing, but encroaches on high-end territory in the process. Gateway's previous...

New styling. Very good performance. Lots of inputs and outputs. Powerful graphics card. Wireless networking. Removable hard drive bay

Soft-Touch" mouse is a little stiff (at least it's optical). McAfee security software subscription only 90 days. Internal cables a bit unruly. Portable Media Drive uses non-standard USB ports. No HD DVD or Blu-ray option

Gateway simultaneously brings out a new tower chassis and rings the death knells for the BTX form factor. The mainstream DX430X does things that last year's high-end $4,000 systems did.

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Gateway Review

 

We looked at the Gateway DX430X which comes in two versions; we rated the version that includes a 22-inch widescreen monitor. This system comes with a good processor but we were disappointed in that it did not come with an independent video card and...

Increase the RAM to 2GBs and the hard drive to 250GBs and add the 256 MB graphics card which brings the total to a competitive $1400.

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with windows 7 it works great ”

 

Gateway's DX430x has so much going for it. Enough to almost make it a five star rated computer system. The problem is that they failed to keep the storage features in line with what other companies are offering as standard features for their desktop...

Product Specifications

Meet the new standard in media management and customizability. The Gateway DX430 Desktop comes standard with Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic, allowing you to edit and manage digital photos, enjoy your multimedia entertainment (including music, DVD and TV with an optional TV tuner) as well as handle your day-to-day tasks with ease. And with a portable hard drive option and interchangeable faceplates, you'll get the ultimate in portability, backup security and stylish customization.

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:2MB/4MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/4MB

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:19in/22in
Diagonal Size (metric):48.3cm/55.9cm
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Gateway
Model:430X
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway DX

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel G965 Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:16x
Type:DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.86GHz/2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:E4400/E6320
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/500GB
Platform Technology:Intel VIIV Technology
Recommended Use:Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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