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Gateway DX4885-UR21

Gateway DX4885-UR21
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3 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and value for money are overall positive.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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A lot of propriety parts - limited upgrade capability

 

I was looking for a cheap, reasonably powerful computer to act as a backup server and a media server. I wanted to be able to transcode video on the fly and to do it fast. It does transcode quickly. I'm satisfied with that. I wanted to put two extra...

This thing runs very quietly ; Fast processor ; USB 3.0 ; Display Port

Proprietary Motherboard (Acer Inc, Might be MS-7829 Ver 1) - This mother board takes a 12 pin ATX powersupply ; Proprietary300W Power supply (FSP Group FSP300-40AABA) - Only provides power to the motherboard via a 12pin ATX connector and a 4pin 12V...

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Great System for the Price

 

The OS Sucks, but that can be replaced. What should be looked at is the hardware. If you're experienced or very persistant, you can get Win 7 64 bit installed without issue. This makes it a great machine for your average user. This is not top of the...

Wireless ; Cost ; Speed ; Processor speed ; Max Memory - 32GB ; HDMI port

Windows 8 - This is a con, because I hate windows 8, not an actual flaw in the product. I change UEFI to CSM boot and install win 7 anyway, so it's not a big deal

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A diamond in the rough!

 

Although I complained about the 300W PSU, I will tell you that this is the quietest PSU you'll never hear. I'm talking "head up against it, I can't hear it" quiet! I hated to lose that quiet PSU on an unknown, but I did stick in a 700W PSU which is...

Fast i5 quad-core, 8GB RAM (expandable to 16), 1 TB hard drive, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, DVD writer, good space to work around in during upgrades, nice looking design

Lame video card (for gaming), no bluray, relatively low-power PSU

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