The SX2380-UR308 Small Form Factor Desktop Computer from Gateway is one-third the size of a standard desktop tower. At less than 10.5" tall, this Gateway desktop computer has a glossy trim and a soft matte black finish with a chrome logo badge for a unique and compact design. This Gateway desktop computer provides a small footprint, reliable performance and plenty of ports for high productivity and plenty of multimedia options.
The system is powered by a dual-core 3.4GHz AMD A-Series A4-5300 processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-in-1 digital media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, six USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port and a VGA port. There are also a 3.5mm headphone jack and a 3.5mm microphone jack as well as high definition audio with stereo support.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Dual-Core AMD A-Series Performance
This Gateway desktop computer houses an AMD A-Series A4-5300 processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 3.4GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.7GHz, thanks to TurboCORE technology. With a dedicated 1MB L2 cache and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
With integrated AMD Radeon HD 7480D graphics, you'll be able to view HD content with this Gateway desktop computer. You can output video via the HDMI port for optimal image quality. This Gateway desktop computer also has high definition audio with stereo support for a complete multimedia experience
This Gateway desktop computer features two USB 3.0 ports, which provide a data transfer rate of 5Gbps, which is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 ports are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices. Speaking of USB 2.0, there's an additional six USB 2.0 ports for even more options
This Gateway desktop computer comes with a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive so you'll have the storage space you need to download and store media files, such as music, photos and videos
For a fast wired Internet connection, you can use the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
In the Box
Gateway SX2380-UR308 Small Form Factor Desktop Computer