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Gateway FX7020

Gateway FX7020
alaScore 81

31 reviews

Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Gateway FX7020. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway FX7020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Gateway FX7020 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

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This summary is based on the product: Gateway FX7020 Desktop PC

Nov, 2015


Expert review by: aaroncolter (

Gateway FX7020


Gateway has upgraded its FX lineup of gaming desktops, and we got a hold of the budget gaming model, which has a quad-core Phenom CPU and an NVIDIA 8800 GT, all for just over a grand. It's a great gaming machine for the money, and is eerily silent in...

Quiet; solid performance for the price; affordable

Not as flashy as other gaming systems; airflow issues; boring keyboard and mouse

The FX7020 is certainly a better-than-average computer, and its pricing is extremely competitive.

Jan, 2008

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Gateway FX7020


Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (

Gateway FX7020 and FHD2400 Review


It's been years since $1,100 was a low budget for retail desktop shoppers. We remember spending that much in January 2007 to get a dual-core (Athlon 64 X2) Media Center PC with a TV tuner and all the trimmings, including a 250GB hard disk, DVD burner,...

Of course there are faster gaming machines than the FX7020 -- for instance, those with AMD's overclockable Phenom 9600 Black Edition instead of the stock 9600 that powers the Gateway. And a savvy build-it-yourselfer might be able to put such a system...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (

Expert Review


Gateway's FX7020 mainstream gaming box delivers enough of the goods to keep the whole family happy. It won't set any 3D game records—nor will it push you into foreclosure.

Respectable gaming performance

Won't drive the most demanding DX10 titles

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: Everardo (

Gateway FX7020


I bought this PC months ago, it was running ok, until i disable the tlb patch, now its running GREAT, disable that thing in order to get the full power of its processor.

Consumer review by: David Nolen (

Gateway FX7020


I love this machine! I spent countless hours agonizing over building my own rig or purchasing an off the shelf model. Of course, one must decide what type of gamer they are (extreme vs. enthusiast).

Consumer review by: Ron (

Gateway FX7020


I setup the computer with an HD cable for my HD monitor and installed World of Warcraft and the Burning Crusade is record time. I set all the graphic settings on high and set my sound to surround 5.1. Incredible. No lag and the best graphics ever. Ron.

Consumer review by: Carlos Rodriguez (

Gateway FX7020


I'm very impressed by this machine. My first game to load was Crysis and it runs very smooth with all the setting on very high at 4x anti-aliasing and at 1280×1024 resolutions.

Consumer review by: Jim (

Gateway FX7020


Running the FX7020 with a Westinghouse 24-inch monitor and it looks and works great. Had to figure out how to hook up the monitor. The standard VGA plug is covered with crime tape, so don't use it. Check the accessories box for the adaptor and plug it...

Consumer review by: James (

Gateway FX7020


I got this computer this weekend and let me tell you this thing is a beast. I went and got Crysis and it runs that with everything on high. Also all other games I have installed have worked great. Those include World of Warcraft, Call of Duty 4, and...

Product Specifications

The quad-core FX0720 delivers ultrafast speed and processing along with tons of storage space, making it the perfect system for cutting through intensive games and 3D apps. Or take advantage of its media management capabilities and use it as a living room-friendly hub for music, movies and photos - it's the perfect out-of-the-box system geared to sync up with your HD gear, adding more horsepower to your entertainment center.

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:2MB
Per Processor Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway FX


Chipset Type:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:48x (CD) / 18x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:9600
Type:Phenom X4


Installed Size:3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Platform Technology:AMD LIVE!
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
Interface Type:PCI Express x16