Product Review Summary

Gateway SX2802-series is a small form factor desktop that offers solid quad-core performance and a sizable hard-drive which provides noise less performance. It includes multiple external ports that allow the users to connect various peripherals including HDMI output that enables the users to connect digitally with High Definition Television.


Gateway SX2802-series is more suitable to handle the operations of all business, school and Internet browsing without any difficulty. It includes Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 card that provides a perfect general performance to the users. The presence of wide range of connectivity port satisfies the requirements of multimedia users.

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Gateway SX2802-series uses the space saving chassis that enhances the compactness and provides sleeker and less boxy design. The side panels has matte black finish and front panel has glossy black finish with silver trim touch and silver Gateway badge. It has a power button at the top of the case along with optical drive eject button and photo from button that launches photo viewer application. The top case provides a small storage tray to keep various peripherals like cameras, MP3 players and thumb drives. It includes 6-in-1 card reader, FireWire port, four USB ports and two audio jacks that are hidden below in the small door. It is quiet and cool that makes it an ideal home theatre environment. It is powered by 2.5 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 CPU and 4 GB DDR2 memory.

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

    This PC provides a perfect selection of connectivity ports at the back to satisfy the demands of multimedia users. It has four USB ports, eSATA port, Ethernet and VGA ports and two PS/2 legacy ports. It also includes five jacks that support 6- channel integrated audio subsystem.

  • FOUR – Home Theater experience

    This system enables the user to enjoy Home Theater experience with the help of HDMI output. The user can easily set the digital link with large scale LCD TV with HDMI cable to view pictures and videos on the large screen.

  • THREE – Super Graphics

    This system provides absolute image clarity with sharpness. It is powered by Intel integrated GMA X 4500 graphics solution that is more adequate for video playback and gaming. This graphics gives a digital effect to images and videos.

  • TWO – Large storage capacity

    This system has 750GB hard-drive that provides a plenty of storage capacity for photos, music and video files. It is more suitable for business users who need to store a large amount of data for future reference.

  • ONE –  Stylish compact look

    This System has the space saving chassis that makes it more compactable to fit in a minimum space and gives a stylish outlook. It has a matte black finish on the side panels and glossy black finish with a touch of silver trim and silver Gateway badge on the front panel.

Gateway SX2802-series enables the users to view the images and pictures on large screen TV with the help of HDMI cable. The large storage of 750 GB hard-drive makes it more acceptable among the business users to store large amount of data. It also provides multiple connectivity to satisfy the needs of multimedia users.

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