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Gateway FX6850-51u

Gateway FX6850-51u
alaScore 82

4 reviews

Mar, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Gateway FX6850-51u. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design and price, but some have doubts about the usability and size.

reliability, price, design

size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway FX6850-51u is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: David Murphy (

Gateway FX6850-51u


Offering strong general performance for an appealingly low price, the $999 Gateway FX6850-51U paints a tantalizing picture. But in a category that's crowded with versatile, overclocked machines of all shapes and sizes, this PC gets lost in the shuffle.

Hotswap bays make for easy hard-drive installation ; Attractive chassis ; Strong general performance

Lacks diversity in connections

Its low price and solid benchmark results are great, but the Gateway FX6850-51U ultimately fails to stand out in a crowded pack.

May, 2011

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Gateway FX6850-51u


Cracking the system open is easy enough, after unscrewing two screws the side panel slid open to reveal two open PCIe x1 and two SATA ports. The PCIe x16 slot is being taken up by an Nvidia GeForce GT 440 (1.5GB), if you're looking to upgrade in the...

Huge 1TB hard drive. Contains Nvidia discrete graphics. Inexpensive. Easily-accessible hard drive and optical drive bays. Wi-Fi

No USB 3.0 or eSATA. No Blu-ray

The Gateway FX6850-51u is a well-priced entry-level gaming PC, but there are desktops for the same price with more features and better performance.

Expert review by: wubayou (

Gateway FX6850-51u and Velocity Micro Edge Z40 Computer Reviews


This desktop computer review covers the Gateway FX6850-51u and Velocity Micro Edge Z40.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Dan (

Work Horse


Fast, reliable, powerful. Great for multi-tasking, gaming, or just browsing. 2 front access removable hdd trays is pretty cool

Lack of documentation or recovery media. App to create your own 4 DVD set of backups. Front hdd trays are not hot swap

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications


On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics