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PowerSpec Extreme 9800

PowerSpec Extreme 9800
alaAverage 4.4

2 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of PowerSpec Extreme 9800. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability.


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Expert review by: Eric Grevstad (

HardwareCentral - PowerSpec Extreme 9800 Review.


The PowerSpec Extreme 9800 is obviously a step into new territory for the company behind the WinBook, PowerSpec, and Micro Center retail brands. Can it survive in the thunderdome that is elite PC gaming? Well, it doesn't skimp on hardcore...

Never mind office productivity, you're saying; how does the Extreme 9800 handle intense games and graphics? Well, let's put it this way: We know it's still a convenient and popular reference, but we're thinking of retiring the classic Quake III Arena...

Sep, 2006

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Review: PowerSpec Extreme 9800 PC


The Chief Geek and Aza Pitchenik got a chance to play with a new high-performance PC from WinBook/PowerSpec. The PowerSpec Extreme 9800 PC boasts an Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor X6800 factory-overclocked from 2.93GHz to 3.2GHz (sweet), a CrossFire...

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications

For home, work, or play, PowerSpec offers systems for every use and every budget, from fully integrated systems to top-of-the-line multimedia power systems. By driving down manufacturing costs and eliminating extra expense layers PowerSpec can offer an affordable approach to computing. In this system Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor X6800 2.93GHz is overclocked to 3.2GHz.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mid tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mid tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mid tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mid tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB
Per Processor Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Manufacturer:Micro Electronics
Model:Extreme 9800
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:PowerSpec


Chipset Type:Intel 975X Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz


Type: None


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

Optical Storage


Optical Storage (2nd)

Read Speed:16x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.93GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:X6800
Type:Core 2 Extreme


Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:700GB
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire / Radeon X1900 XTX
Interface Type:PCI Express x16