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Gateway FX510XL

Gateway FX510XL
alaScore 79

3 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway FX510XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 3 reviews)

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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.

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Gateway FX510XL

 

One annoyance is that though technically inclined users will know how to use the "configuration" jumper on the Intel-based motherboard to overclock the processor, the nascent power user may not have the confidence to start playing around with jumper...

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

Gateway's blazing FX510XL is the company's latest foray into the ultracompetitive gaming-desktop market. Luckily this machine, though expensive, offers a cornucopia of high-end parts and luxury peripherals at a price other systems can't match.

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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...

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
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