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Gateway FX510XL

Gateway FX510XL
alaScore 80

3 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Gateway FX510XL. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, 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 FX510XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Dan Sommer (pcworld.com)

Gateway FX510XL

 

Photograph: Chris Manners

Great performance and design

Pricey

Gateway's model is pricey relative to some others, but offers great speed and a well-thought-out design.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Gateway FX510XL

 

Gateway's first gaming desktop offers a cornucopia of high-end parts and luxury peripherals at a price other systems can't match.

Everything but the kitchen sink. Processor comes unlocked (for overclocking). 21-inch widescreen LCD monitor included in price. 1TB of drive space. 2GB of system memory.

Overclocking procedure is not user-friendly. Requires ugly dongle for CrossFire connectivity. Still needs ugly Microsoft MCE IR receiver.

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Apr, 2006

Expert review by: Arik Hesseldahl (businessweek.com)

Gateway's Gift to Gamers

 

Actually, at a base price of $2,999, the FX510XL is no gift -- but when it comes to performance, what a monster!.

It turns out that Dell (DELL) isn't the only longtime commodity PC vendor looking to make build a new name for itself among high-end PCs users and the gaming set. Gateway (GTW), the vendor once known for its folksy ads featuring its midwestern...

Mar, 2006

Product Specifications

The perfect fusion of top-notch performance and cutting-edge technology in one extreme machine. The FX510 Series features the supercharged power of Intel dual-core processing and an Intel 975X chipset for the ultimate PC experience, ready for demanding multimedia applications and intense gaming. Plus, you get the cool confidence of BTX Technology and a tool-free chassis for easy upgrade and access. Once you experience the FX510, there's no turning back.

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:4MB
Per Processor Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.5in
Height:16.8in
Width:8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:21in
Diagonal Size (metric):53.3cm
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Gateway
Model:510XL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway FX

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 975X Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Type: None

Multimedia Functionality

Radio Tuner Type:FM radio
TV Tuner Type:Analog TV

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:3.2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:940
Type:Pentium D

RAM

Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0

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:1TB
Platform Technology:Intel VIIV Technology
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX
Interface Type:PCI Express x16