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Gateway SX2851-41

Gateway SX2851-41
alaScore 82

3 reviews

Nov, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Gateway SX2851-41. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Gateway SX2851-41 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: PCMag Staff (pcmag.com)

Gateway SX2851-41

 

The Gateway SX2851-41 small form factor desktop has a lot going on, from its Core i3 processor to its 1TB hard drive. Thanks to its compact size, productive capabilities and HDMI output, it's well suited to bridge the gap between the office and the...

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Mar, 2011

GOOD FOR GAMING!

Expert review by: Redmond Grybauskas (computershopper.com)

Gateway SX2851-41

 

Much has been made of Intel's second-generation "Sandy Bridge" CPUs, introduced at the start of 2011. In general, these chips have brought exceptionally high levels of performance down to moderate prices, while often using less power than their...

Large hard drive for a budget PC ; Compact footprint ; Good performance for the price

Limited expansion options ; Cheap-feeling peripherals ; Last-generation processor

This compact, budget-friendly PC sports a roomy hard drive and is a good choice for homes or offices with basic productivity needs.

May, 2011

Expert review by: (techreviewsource.com)

Gateway SX2851-41

 

The Gateway SX2851-41 has a slim form-factor and delivers good performance and home multimedia features without having to spend too much money. It has built-in wireless, a ton of USB ports, 4GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive for storing all the movies and...

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis type:Micro Tower
Color of product:Black

Energy Management

Power supply:220

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:733
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Internal modem: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other Features

Built-in camera: No
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mac compatibility: No
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Power supply type:AC/DC
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Starter, Bing Bar, Windows Live Essentials
Display included: No
Handheld remote control: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Chipset:Intel H57
Motherboard chipset:Intel H57
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:11
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:220

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:i3-550
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Clarkdale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-xxx
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:i3-550
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i3-500 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H (LGA 1156)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Tcase:72.6
Thermal Design Power (TDP):73

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:48505
Processor code:SLBUD
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.4
Height:10.4
Width:3.9