Gateway Dx4840-15 is nearly indistinguishable to the other model of Gateway, the Gateway DX4831-03. The two DX are both powered by an Intel Core i5-650 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM and 1TB HD. And merely looking at it, you cannot tell the difference.
Here are the features and design of DX4840-15 that makes it worthy of its price:
- The chassis of this Gateway can catch the interest of the consumers. The front has a silky black panel which hides the optical drive bay and ports.
- It has two USB ports in the tray for charging purposes and another two in the front. A five format card reader, microphone jack, headphone jack, and a chrome coated power button on the front of the tray are also in the front. With this design, it makes the user feel convenient.
The design of its chassis is so convenient and a user friendly. With a ports and a tray for your phone and music player to place on while you are charging.
- A female plug for a 220 volts power, PS/2 port for mouse, PS/2 port for keyboard, LAN port, six USB ports, microphone jack, and headphone jack. There is a graphic card with three different video out options: VGA port, DVI port, or HDMI – out ports.
The back panel of DX4840-15 is mostly similar to DX4831-13 (except for not having an eSATA, F -Wire, 7.1 analog audio and digital audio ports (S/PDIF)).
- The motherboard, it has a free 5.25-inch bay where you can add a Blu-ray drive. It has one open PCI express (PCIe) x1 slot and one open PCIe x 4 slot for you to work on. With a 3.2GHz Core i5-650 processor, this features Intel’s Turbo boost tech. If needed, the chip’s frequency can reach 3.46GHz. Fast in subjective testing, loading applications, loads HD videos faster and can do serious multitasking.
3.2GHz Core i5-650 processor, 8GB DDR3 memory, 1TB HD, graphic card with 1GB of video RAM and 300-watt power supply
With price ranging from $849 dollars and the features in the system, this unit is a good choice for the consumer that is holding its budget because it is worthy of its price. It is convenient, user friendly, and has an excellent system performance. There will be no problem if you’re a technical type of a user because there are empty slots for you to work on for your upgrade.