'the big news about both the desktop and minitower versions of what Dell calls its new business systems' OptiFrame chassis is their adoption of Intel's quieter, cooler-running BTX replacement for the venerable ATX motherboard layout'
'The GX280 turned in a score of 176 on our SYSmark Office Productivity tests, which is average for a system with this class of processor.'
'Bundled software includes Roxio Easy CD Creator 5 and Dell Jukebox by MusicMatch, great for ripping and burning music; a 60-day trial of Image Expert 2000 for photo management (after 60 days, basic functions remain)'
'You'll need a screwdriver to add a PCI card or a hard drive'
'chipset also provides the graphics for the Dimension 4600, stealing valuable system RAM'
'When we previously reviewed an OptiPlex GX, we had one quibble with the interior design: The IDE ribbon cables connecting drives to the unit's motherboard were made from very thin material that was easily damaged.'