MXZ Gaming Tower Desktop w/ Athlon 3000G
MXZ Gaming Tower Desktop is designed for home and office use for work, entertainment and gaming and comes with the technical specs of Ryzen 3 Athlon 3000G processor, 240GB Solid State Drive, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM memory, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit operating system, A320 Motherboard, 400W power supply, WiFi, RGB fans with 7 colors, tempered glass side panel and PCIE x 4 hard disk interface.
The quarter 4 of 2019 release dual core AMD Ryzen 3 Athlon 3000G processor (4 threads with hyperthreading) works at the speeds between 3.5GHz and 3.9GHz with the turbo boost. The current average CPU Passmark benchmark score is 4471 and the typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 35 watts for low power usage. Please note that this is an APU that brings together the CPU and GPU in one chip and you’ll not need a graphics card, at least for basic gaming purposes. As a mid-range processor it is capable of handling your daily tasks and more in some cases.
8GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2666MHz is an adequare amount of memory for this entry level desktop computer‘s multitasking needs. You can have a few browser tabs and a couple of apps running simultaneously without problems. 240GB M2 SSD is also a reasonable amount of local storage if you’ll not be saving a lot of multimedia files, videos, photos or games. Windows 10 Pro 64-bit operating system is pre-installed on this machine and comes with the additional business and security features as well as whatever you get with the Home version- a user friendly interface, Edge browser that lets you mark up web pages , Cortana Personal Assistant etc.
The integrated AMD Vega 3 is an entry level graphics card that shares the memory with the main CPU and has a videocard benchmark score of 887 at the time of this review. The overall performance of Vega 3 is similar to the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 910 and it can handle your general daily graphics tasks and light gaming at regular HD 720p resolution. With the 7.1 Channel Audio, you’ll get decent sound performance with the right external speakers. MXZ Tower Desktop weighs 18 pounds and measures 8.2 x 16.1 x 16.73 inches- it is a mini desktop computer that will not take up much space around your desk.
Connectivity options include the 802.11ac WiFi 5, Ethernet 10/100/1000 RJ-45 connector, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, 5 x USB 3.1 gen 1 ports, an HDMI output, a VGA output, a DVI-D, microphone and headphone outputs. Please note that this is a basic system with entry level gaming capacity as it doesn’t have an advanced dedicated GPU and you can only run the not demanding games at the low to medium settings and resolutions. It is a decent entry level gaming tower desktop that you can just plug and play. November 24, 2021 is the date it was first available at Amazon.com and is currently listed in the top 150 tower desktop computers. The warranty offered is one year for parts and labor and you’ll get lifetime technical support free of charge.