Gateway ZX4351-47 Review – All in one Desktop
The Gateway ZX4351-47 is an all in one desktop with multi touch capability giving you ability to navigate the computer with screen. All in one PC’s were earlier used in industriall environments for testing equipments and instrumentations. Their falling prices have enabled common users to take its advantage. All in one PCs have a screen and it slighly thick. The components that make up the PC reside behind the screen, so there is no “separate desktop”. It has a touch screen that can be used similar to the touch screens of smart phones. Here are the quick details of the nuts and bolts of the ZX4351-47
Features at a glance
– AMD Atlon Quad core processor 2.5 GHz
– 4 GB of DDR3 Memory
– 21.5″ LCD Screen -1920 x 1080 resolution
– 6 USB 2.0 Ports
– Built in webcam
– Wireless Mouse and Keyboard
– Wired and wireless 802.11b/g/n capability
– Big 1 Tera Byte Hard disk
– Integrated 5 Watt speakers
Here are some details of the individual components of the ZX4351-47 PC
This gateway all in one PC is powered by the AMD Athlon II X4 Processor 615e, which is a quad core processor clocked nominally at 2.5 GHz. The processor gives decent performance, with its 4 cores, especially in multi processing environment. Its relatively low TDP rating of 45 Watts makes it the best candidate for the All in one PC where the space for heavy duty fan and cooling is limited. The Athlon 615e has 2 MB of L2 Cache ( 512 KB for each of the 4 cores). The integrated memory controller and makes the performance decent.
Memory and Hard Disk
Gateway ZX4351-47 comes with 4 GB of RAM that should be enough for most of your purposes. Its 1 TB of hard disk is spacious for most of your needs.
The Gateway ZX4351-47 comes integrated with 8X DVD-SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive that you can use to read DVDs or burn new DVDs. Its Multi-in-1 Media Card Reader can be used to read the content of an MMC or a SD card. The integrated 2.0MP Webcam makes one of the best qaulity webcam for chat or video. There are 6 – USB 2.0 ports and it comes with a Wireless Keyboard and Mouse,
And finally it comes with Windows 7 operating system preloaded.
This all in one PC comes with a price tag of $800. It can be a good candidate for office environment where you need a screen larger than that can be provided by a laptop. Its performance should be acceptably good. Starredreviews believe that the PC is priced for what is offers. The only question is do you thing you can make a good use of the all in one PC ?