Gateway® FX7020 Desktop PC

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Gateway FX7020 is integrated with many new features that are useful for enhancing the system performance. Gateway offers a unique system with FX7020 desktop that excels in 3D applications such as PC games by built-in high end GeForce 8800 GT graphics card. One of its big features is the use of new AMD Phenom 9600 quad core processor. It has a HDTV compatible TV tuner for use with digital or analog TV signals. Dual layer DVD burner is a standard item, but it supports burning labels directly to Labelflash compatible media.


Gateway FX7020 comes with the new quad-core technologies to provide ultrafast speed and processing. It includes faster PC2-6400 DDR2 memory to give it a bit of a performance boost. The desktop is a perfect system with high support to 3D applications and games. A single 500GB hard drive handles file storage. TV tuner lets the system to double as a home theater system. The desktop is made a hub for your photos, movies and music.

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Gateway series has introduced new powerful FX series desktops. Gateway FX7020 PC is strongly recommended for those looking for a gaming oriented desktop PC. The desktop is said to be the top-of-the line multimedia desktop from Gateway. The value-based desktop offers high performance with enhanced technologies like NVIDIA SLI, FX line. It thus gives support for high graphic-games and graphic-intensive applications. Its 400-watt power supply limits the 3D card upgrade path down the road.The desktop is good for applications like advanced multitasking and digital content creation, etc. It comes with the new AMD Phenom X4 9600 with 2.3 GHz capacity. The memory included in the desktop is the new 3GB DDR2 SDRAM of 667.0 MHz speed. It includes trial versions of Norton Internet Security and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 which reinforce that the machine is intended for everyone.This reasonably priced PC is capable of high gaming performance and the built-in TV tuner provides the multimedia oomph.

Here is a review of the Top 5 features of this product:
  • FIVE – Processor

    Gateway FX7020 comes with new AMD Phenom 9600 quad core processor. The desktop offers four cores in a single processor. Thus, data can be shared among four distinct processors. This will reduce the system load which results in adding more data and increasing productivity. It avoids the PC slowdown that usually occurs when multiple applications are running simultaneously.

  • FOUR – Storage

    Gateway FX7020 features enhanced storage devices. It has been added with a DDR2 memory which has a capacity of 3072 MB. The memory technology has dual channel architecture, that is, two 1024 MB and two 512 MB memory modules. The memory can be upgraded upto 4 GB. The hard disk drive added in the system is SATA II drive with 7200rpm with 500GB capacity. The desktop can support upto two hard disk drives.

  • THREE – Software installed

    Gateway FX7020 has Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium as its default Operating System. The Operating System makes the desktop useful for your home needs with enhanced speed and connectivity features. It comes with a number of useful software which makes the system ready to use. These software includes the Microsoft Work 9.0 NetZero, Office 2007 Home and Student Edition 60-Day Trial, Cyberlink Power2Go 5.5, etc.

  • TWO – Multimedia

    Gateway FX7020 has been added with multimedia features. It comes installed with new Video NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT with 512 MB on board video memory and DirectX 10. It has been added with two DVI-I and one S-Video port. The audio features of the desktop include the Integrated 8-Channel (7.1) High Definition Audio.

  • ONE –  Connectivity and Ports

    Gateway FX7020 comes with a number of connectivity features and ports. It supports fast networking with integrated Realtek RTL8201N 10/100MB LAN. The Modem device added in the desktop is the latest 56K ITU V.92. The desktop has been added with one VGA monitor port. It support maximum data transfer rate with its six USB ports.

Gateway FX7020 matches an AMD quad-core CPU and a fast Nvidia graphics card that makes a compelling gaming PC, with basic multimedia features to boot. Users looking for a deal, then Gateway FX7020 Desktop is a fine PC for its price.