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Gateway GT 5428

Gateway GT 5428
alaAverage 3.4

6 reviews

Dec, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Gateway GT 5428. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and reliability are on the whole positive. The design and price also get good opinions.

price, design, reliability, usability

On average, users rate this product 67/100.

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little piece of #$%^

 

This little piece of #$%^ has potential. If I can find the drivers, then I'll upgrade to XP, install wifi & a decent audio card then use it as a CD/FLAC/MP3 player in my Audio System.

Nice case. Fairly decent mobo for it's vintage. Got it for free when a friend threw it out. Works, but

Only video output is VGA ; Not much RAM ; 56K modem? How quaint ; Biggest con: Vista

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SLLLOOOOWW Machine!

 

I've built my last 4 computers before this one. Should not have been lazy and bought a stock model, even for basic computing. Do your research, buy your parts from Newegg, and stay away from junk like this.

Cheap. It's been reliable. I basically wanted something to run Quicken and MS Office. It does that just fine. I hadn't done gaming in a couple of years, so settled for something cheap

It is so slow. The 1 gb of memory just doesn't seem to be enough to give it a little oomph. For the heck of it, tried UT2004--unplayable. Just ordered a EVGA 256 geforce 8600 PCIe--maybe that'll give it a kick in the behind

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gateway desktop GT5428 Dependable workhorse ”

 

I use this computer for various home and online uses.  I am happy to find that it is very easy to navagate and reasonably fast.  I would probably try a larger memory cache though.

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I love my computer! ”

 

I had to get a new computer because my Dell laptop crashed. This computer is great. When you buy it, all you have to do is turn it on, literally. Everything is set up. Vista comes loaded on this computer and it works fanstastically. Before this...

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Gateway GT5428 easy to use and sleek ”

 

The Gateway GT5428 has proven to be a good rugged machine that makes using a computer less challenging.  There are many ports for use by a variety of storage options and theyare all on the front of the machine.  It has added USB ports as well.  Its...

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Gateway GT5428 Tower PC - Versatile and Powerful but RAM is inexplicably half of capacity.

 

Gateway GT 5428 Desktop PC 11/19/07 Corrected compatibility issue with NOTEPAD to "...2 LINES at a time..." not 2 pages. 11/19/07 Added the "SURPRISE!" .... Note under Memory. For this and other sneaky crimes suspected but not yet ...

Versatile, Powerful, Quiet, Tower Case, Price.

Finicky Operating System (Vista). INADEQUATE RAM

Product Specifications

The Gateway GT5428 turns your PC into the multimedia hub of your home. Designed with dual-core performance with Intel Viiv Technology and Windows Vista , you have the power to easily manage your entertainment and digital media.

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:16.5in
Height:15.5in
Weight:23.4lbs
Width:7.2in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Gateway
Model:5428
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gateway GT

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 945G Express
Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

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:935
Type:Pentium D

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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:250GB
Platform Technology:Intel VIIV Technology
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950
Interface Type:PCI Express x16
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