Gateway has given its FX, SX and DX desktop lines a refresh, adding Intel's new Core i5 and Core i3 chips under the hood and a sleek new finish on the outside.
Gateway has updated its FX line of gaming PCs, its DX line of multimedia machines and its small form factor SX line. The DX and SX both boast a Intel Core i5 and i3 CPUs (respectively), and Gateway has given FX and DX lines the option for Blu-ray drives. The FX also packs a new modernized chassis with lighting accents.
Packing Intel's Core i7, ATI's Radeon HD 5850, 16GB of RAM, a 1.5TB SATA HDD, 16X DVD drive, and a Blu-ray drive the FX will set you back around $1,700.00. Shave $500 off the price by halving the RAM and ditching the Blu-ray drive.
The DX starts at $849.99 and along with Core i5, boasts NVIDIA GT220 graphics, 8GB of RAM, 1TB of storage, Blu-ray, and a DVD burner.
The lowest of the bunch is the small form factor line of SX machines. The SX starts at just $559.99 and uses Intel's Core i3 530 CPU. It packs Intel GMA X4500HD graphics, 6GB of RAM and integrated DVD burner and up to 1TB of storage.
All machines come with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.