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Gateway FX400MC

Gateway FX400MC
alaScore 85

2 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Gateway FX400MC. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway FX400MC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Gateway FX400MC (nVidia GeForce 7800GTX)


With a 3.0 GHz Pentium D 830 processor and twin 250GB hard drives in a RAID 0 array, the system gets very good SYSmark 2004 SE numbers (171 on Office Productivity, 251 on Internet Content Creation). The benefit of having the dual-core Pentium D 830...

High-powered 3D graphics. Speedy RAID 0 drives with 500GB drive space. Quiet operation. Full version of Microsoft Works with Word. Four FireWire ports. Large, 21-inch monitor

Unexciting styling. Only one free PCIe x1 slot. Single TV tuner

With the nVidia GeForce 7800GTX graphics card, the Gateway FX400MC can play games with the best of them, while performing TV recording and photo/music multimedia duties.

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Gateway FX400MC


The system comes in the now-familiar silver-and-black BTX case that Gateway has been using for the past year or so. It is reasonably quiet, though not as quiet as the Sony VAIO, and quite spacious. You can add extra PCI/PCIe cards and hard drives,...

500GB of drive space. Speedy dual-core processor. Relatively quiet operation. High-powered 3D graphics

Uninspiring looks

The FX400MC is a solid digital content-creation system and Media Center, though you can spend less if you're only dabbling in 2D creation (think photos and video).