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FX6831-03 Desktop PC
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Gateway FX6831-03 Desktop PC

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Intel Core i7-860 processor/Intel H57 Express Chipset/16GB DDR3 Dual-Channel/ATI Radeon HD 5850 Graphics/1.5TB 7200RPM SATA HD/16X DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti Drive/Blu-ray Disc 4X BD-ROM/10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet/HD Audio with 7.1-channel/Windows 7 Home P

A Performance Boost that Puts you in First Place

This streamlined racing car-like design brings visual excitement from its engine car designed start button to the mesh venting inhale, red accents and red lighting effects.

Get the ultimate in smart performance with the new Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivering advanced performance for agile multitasking, rich content creation and increased productivity for serious multitaskers and multimedia enthusiasts.

16GB DDR3 Memory delivers incredible system speed to handle demanding graphics demands and experience ultra-fast frame rates during game play.

Windows 7 Home Premium is designed to be more reliable, more responsive and to make the things you do every day easier - the best entertainment experience on your PC.

Experience Extreme Gaming and Blu-ray High-Def

ATI Radeon HD 5850 Graphics with 1GB of dedicated video memory lets you experience the newest DirectX 11 games at mind blowing frame rates with lightning fast video and jaw dropping effects in extreme HD resolutions.

Enjoy HD entertainment to the max with an integrated Blu-Ray Disc player! A second SuperMulti optical drive is perfect for burning discs of your favorite music, photos and videos to share.

High-definition audio with 7.1-Channel Surround Sound output lets you experience high level, theater quality sound. 

Expanded Storage and Digital Media Made Easy

Store it all on the massive 1.5TB Hard Drive with space for all of your photos, movies, music libraries and more. Tool-less expansion bays provide additional storage for growth and backup.
Easy to use front and side ports, Digital Media Card Reader slots and function keys bring added convenience and make things hassle free.

Storage Tray on top of the PC makes it easy for users to place cameras, phones and other digital devices when downloading files and also provides 2 additional USB ports for peripherals.
An integrated rear compartment provides the user with an area to store and hide excess wires. 

Features :

  • Intel Core i7-860 processor 2.8GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.46GHz
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel H57 Express Chipset
  • 16GB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1333MHz Memory
  • ATI Radeon HD 5850 Graphics Card with 1GB of Discrete Video Memory
  • 1.5TB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • 16X DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti Drive
  • Blu-ray Disc 4X BD-ROM / DVD-SuperMulti Drive Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
  • High-Definition Audio with 7.1-channel Audio Support
  • 10 - USB 2.0 Ports (4 Front, 6 Rear)
  • 2 - eSATA Ports
  • 1 - IEEE 1394a Port
  • Gateway Multimedia Keyboard and Optical Mouse
  • High performance, black glossy design with trendy red accents and lighting effects


Processor: Intel Core i7-860 processor 2.8GHzwith Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.46GHz(8MB L3 cache)
Chipset: Intel H57 Express Chipset
Memory: 16GB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1333MHz Memory
4 DDR3 Slots (Total) | 0 DDR3 Slots (Available)
Video: ATI Radeon HD 5850 Graphics Card with 1GB of Discrete
Video Memory
Audio: High-Definition Audio with 7.1-channel Audio Support
Hard Drive:
1.5TB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive
Optical Drive First Optical Drive
16X DVD+/-+/-R/RW SuperMulti Drive
Write Max: 16X DVD+/-R, 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW,
Read Max: 16X DVD-ROM, 40X CD-ROM
Second Optical Drive
Blu-ray Disc 4X BD-ROM / DVD-SuperMulti Drive
Digital Media Card Reader: Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
CompactFlash (Type I and II), CF+ Microdrive,
MultiMediaCard (MMC), HC MMCplus, HC MMCmobile,MMCplus, MMCmobile, Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard (RS-MC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, miniSDHC Card, miniSDCard, microSD Card, SmartMedia, Memory Stick,Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro
Communications: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
Input Devices Gateway Multimedia Keyboard and Optical Mouse
Interfaces: 10 - USB 2.0 Ports (4 Front, 6 Rear)
1 - HDMI Port
2 - eSATA Ports
1 - IEEE 1394a Port
2 - DVI Ports
1 - Ethernet (RJ-45) Port
1 - High-Definition Headphone Jack
1 - Microphone Jack
5 - Audio Ports
1 - Optical S/PDIF Port
2 - PS/2 Ports (Keyboard and Mouse)
1 - PhotoFrame Button
Expansion Slots
Total Available
2 - PCI-E x1 2 - PCI-E x1
1 - PCI-E x4 1 - PCI-E x4
1 - PCI-E x16 0 - PCI-E x16
Expansion Bays
Total Available
4 - 3.5" HDD 3 - 3.5" HDD
2 - 5.25" ODD 0 - 5.25" ODD
Power Supply 750W
Dimensions (System): 17.7'' (H) x 7.5'' (W) x 19.0'' (D)
449mm (H) x 191mm (W) x 482mm (D)
Dimensions (Box): 12" (H) x 20" (W) x 24" (D)
304.8mm (L) x 508mm (W) x 609.6mm (D)
Weights: 31 lbs. | 14.1 kg. (system unit only)
Software Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Adobe Reader
Gateway Recovery Management
Google Toolbar
Microsoft Works with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial2
Norton Internet Security 2009 Trial2
WildTangent Demo Games
Acer US Warranty: One-year Limited Warranty (ITW)

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5 out of 5 stars   Very Fast Computer
By BlueStreak (San Pablo, CA) May 27, 2010
Review submitted for Gateway FX6831-03 Desktop PC (GWFX683103)
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Pros: Easy To Set Up, Versatile, Powerful, Quiet, Never Freezes
Other Comments: Fastest computer for the money that I've seen...and fast enough for me and my game play. Very easy and fast setup time. You will have to tweak the video card to get you best color depth and hue. Basic settings are dull and too bright. Data transfer from my backup hard drive to this computer was very fast for a 7200 RPM drive. One word of caution when installing any software, especially games, everyone knows to disable your virus scan but also turnoff your automatic updates too. This can also mess with your installation especially if updates download and install automatically. I did have an error code32 on both DVD and BD drives, which means both of the devices were disabled in the registry when it burped. Re-installing the drivers did not cure the problem. This happened after installing an old software program, it just didn't like it. I cured the problem by restoring the computer back one day just prior to this software installation and everything is working fine now. Too bad for that one guy that had a bad computer from the start, because this computer is pretty nice. One thing I did worry about is, it runs so quiet I didn't hear any fans. I check the bios setup and the setting is on smart fan and the temp seems to be ok at that setting. That's pretty cool. I'd buy this computer if your looking for a affordable semi-high end machine with gobs of RAM memory. It's not only good for games but also for video and picture editing. I think it's a must to have a 24", 2ms response time, HD monitor. Mine looks great with thisvideo card. You can also speed things up with a 10,000 rpm 2nd drive to put your games and video on. I'm going to if they have one in that removable bay drive section, if not I'll go with a regular in case unit.. That's my next buy. Have fun with your new machine....
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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