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Gateway FX 6801-01

Gateway FX 6801-01
alaAverage 4

8 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the reliability and size.

price, usability, design

size, reliability

On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Gateway FX 6801-01

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Gateway FX 6801-01 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

design, usability, size

reliability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gateway PT.G860X.002 Gaming Supercomputer FX6801-01 Desktop PCGateway FX6801-01 Desktop PC

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Cant beat what you get for the price

 

I have been really happy with this computer for well over a year now. I haven't found a game it cant conquer with as many settings as you can have all the way up. May start showing its age in mid to late 2011 but until I see it, its awesome. Great machine

Great speed, clean build, reliable hardware, good placement of ports and USB, plenty of bay space

There is no wireless built in, and with the extreme size of the video card you CAN NOT fit your own wireless NIC into that slot. You will need a usb or other external wireless if that is the direction you must go. Do not expect to be able to use the...

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Screams for the price!

 

The power supply could be larger but it has no problems with a 12 Gig Ram, a second HD, BlueRay drive, and Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium. . Box and BIOS support another fan. It would be nice to know where the 2nd mother board fan connector is. I have...

This box screams for the price. Nice video card and lots of memory. Very smooth install of Windows 7 when I whipped the disk. Mother board supports RAID 0,1,5, and 10. Quick ship, arrived in perfect condition, NewEgg rocks as usual! I love my new...

Only Gateway would ship a box with a Recovery Disk Manager that is completely broken and not even list the patched version as available for this model and then want to charge you for the disk that Recovery Disk Manager should create. FYI patched RDM...

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Wow!

 

You can see all the new Acer stuff hidden around, its probably a good match...

Very fast, Impressive machine...gaming is really good on it...don't know why it's so cheap...comprable machine are a thousand more

Don't ship software with it, so you have to make a backup set of disks, only on Vista you need to go to Gateway and find the Vista upgrade on the Recovery software, then you have to remove the old software (from contro panel) then install the...

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Nice pc but....

 

Mine was DOA out of the box. I opened it up and the power supply wasn't hooked to the motherboard. I then began uninstalling the bloat and upgrading the drivers. The motherboard is a gateway, so you are stuck with their drivers. These FX series...

Cheap and fast out of the box, wonderful video card

It's a gateway and their support is incompetent

Product Specifications

Delve deep into gameplay and high-end graphics creation with the intensive multi-core performance of the 3.08GHz Gateway FX6801-01 Desktop. Outfitted with the cutting-edge Intel core i7 processor, true-to-life NVIDIA GTX 285 graphics, the FX6801-01 will give you killer performance to conquer the hottest DirectX 10 games and blaze through multimedia and content creation. Redefining easy access on the front and top are a touch-sensitive media control interface, a pop-up media card reader and pop-out ports.

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:8MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19in
Height:17.7in
Weight:31.1lbs
Width:7.5in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Gateway
Model:6801-01
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway FX

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel X58 Express

Miscellaneous

Color:Copper / Jet black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:3.06GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:950 / I7-950
Type:Core i7

RAM

Installed Size:9GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:1TB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:1GB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285
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