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Gateway FX530XT

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Overall 7
7.0

Gateway FX530XT (Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX)

CNET
12 September 2014
  • Summary: Gateway's reinvigorated flagship desktop offers a compelling combination of high-end features and fast 3D gaming and multimedia. Unfortunately, the motherboard hasn't caught up, limiting its upgrade potential. That's a small flaw, and otherwise this PC offers almost everything you'd want.
  • Pros: The Gateway FX530XT outperforms more expensive competition due to aggressive component overclocking; no other gaming PC in this price range includes an HD DVD drive.
  • Cons: Messy interior; legacy motherboard limits graphics card upgrade possibilities.
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Overall 7
7.0

Gateway FX530XT - Core 2 Extreme QX6700 2.66 GHz - 24 TFT

CNET
15 February 2009
  • Summary: Gateway's reinvigorated flagship desktop offers a compelling combination of high-end features and fast 3D gaming and multimedia. Unfortunately, the motherboard hasn't caught up, limiting its upgrade potential. That's a small flaw, and otherwise this PC offers almost everything you'd want.
  • Pros: The Gateway FX530XT outperforms more expensive competition due to aggressive component overclocking; no other gaming PC in this price range includes an HD DVD drive.
  • Cons: Messy interior; legacy motherboard limits graphics card upgrade possibilities.
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Overall 8
8.0

Gateway FX530XT

PC World
18 July 2007
  • Excerpt: High-end gaming systems usually come in huge, heavy cases, but the FX530XT packs its muscle into a more standard yet still stylish case that stands...
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
5 June 2007
  • Excerpt: If you're looking to jump on the HD DVD bandwagon with a solid performance PC that's also ideal for games, the FX530XT fits the bill.
  • Pros: HD DVD drive, Three FireWire ports, Good performance
  • Cons: Does not support SLI, Unexciting software selection
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
1 November 2006
  • Excerpt: A great Media Center PC that also excels at gaming and video editing
  • Pros: Quiet, Tool-less case design, Excellent monitor
  • Cons: Little room for expansion, Lacks a third hard drive
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