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Gateway FX Series Black Desktop Computer Computer - FX6840-55

Abt Model: FX684055 | UPC Code: 099802565718
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Gateway FX Series Black Desktop Computer, Model FX684055

Delve deep into gameplay and graphics creation with the multicore Gateway® FX6840-55 Desktop, a 450w machine with the streamlined looks of a race car. Outfitted with the 3.2GHz Intel® Core™ i5-650 Processor1with 4MB Total Cache9 and Turbo Boost2 to 3.46GHz, 64-bit Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system, 8GB of cutting-edge DDR3 memory, a huge yet eco-friendly 1TB variable-rpm hard drive3 and a Blu-ray™ drive, our FX6840-55 has the performance you want for the hottest DirectX® 11 games and for your multimedia and content creation efforts. Expandability includes 10 USB ports and HDMI™ for big-screen viewing, plus 3 expansion slots and 4 bays; usability features include front and side ports, a USB-equipped top storage tray for digital devices, and a rear wiring compartment. The Gateway® FX6840-55 Desktop also delivers in the video realm with the visual experience of ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 graphics with 1GB of discrete video memory. You're primed for go with the Gateway® FX6840-55 Desktop.


  • Intel® Core™ i5-650
    With smart multicore technology that dynamically applies processing power when needed most, theIntel® Core™ i5-650 Processor1 is an impressive breakthrough. You'll multitask faster, unleash digital creativity and max your performance thanks to Intel® Turbo Boost2 technology.
  • ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 Series
    Expand your action across up to three qualifying displays with ATI Eyefinity with ATI Radeon™ HD 5570 graphics. Use ATI Stream to accelerate demanding apps, and enhance Windows® 7 and DirectX® 11 game experience. The 5570 card consumes less than 39 watts under full load, and provides superior stability and reliability with ATI Catalyst™.
  • Intel® H57 Express Chipset
    Innovating with a new architecture designed to deliver quality, performance, and industry-leading I/O technologies, the Intel® H57 Express Chipset delivers new technologies and innovative capabilities for your digital world, including Intel's Quiet System Technology and its Rapid Recover Technology, which provides a recovery point that can be used to quickly recover a system.
  • 8GB DDR3 Memory
    Zip through intense 3D graphics and get sleek, seamless animation during your gaming outings with 8GB of DDR3 memory. With nearly twice the bandwidth of DDR2 memory, this new technology delivers lower power consumption (plus better battery life for mobile users) and crisp visuals for graphics-rich applications, the gorgeous Windows Aero® GUI, and your next-gen games.
  • Ultimate Eco-Friendly Storage
    Are you looking for ways to go green? Then this 1TB hard drive is for you. Along with providing you with a whopping amount of hard drive3 space for your ever-growing collection of music, movies, videos, games and photos, this 1TB drive revolves at a variable RPM—meaning full speed when you need it, plus eco-friendly energy conservation.
  • FX Design w/ Race Car Styling
    Daring and distinctive, this FX system's design boasts the streamlined looks of an injection-fueled race car. Accentuating its high-performance appeal is a black glossy case with red accents and lighting effects. Are you ready to roll?
  • Gigabit!
    Connect to the Internet and devices faster than ever with this system's Gigabit Ethernet, thanks to more bandwidth and full-duplex capacity.
  • HDMI™
    Enjoy the next generation of viewing today with this system's High-Definition Multimedia Interface, which allows a single cable to transmit uncompressed high-definition video to your digital TV or LCD. Result: The smoothest, sharpest images you've ever seen.
  • HD Audio
    HD audio provides your system with the support it needs to handle the most cutting-edge audio content. Plus, you'll hear more of your tunes and tones, with auditory playback coming out at a higher quality than systems without HD sound.
  • Accenting Usability
    This FX Desktop is powerful yet easy to use, thanks to front- and side-positioned ports, a USB-equipped storage tray for digital devices, and a rear compartment to unclutter wiring.
  • THX TruStudio PC® with Creative EAX® Audio
    THX TruStudio PC® provides groundbreaking audio technologies that include TruStudio PC Surround™, Crystalizer™, Speaker™, Dialog Plus™ and Smart Volume™. Creative EAX®Advanced HD 5.0 merges powerful, innovative sound technologies to bring true interactive 3D audio to gaming for a greater sense of realism and a genuine competitive edge.
  • Blu-ray™/SuperMulti Drive
    Enjoy the clarity of full 1080p video resolution and up to 5x the storage capacity of standard DVDs with Blu-ray™ Disc technology. And this system also includes a fast DVD+/-R/RW SuperMulti double-layer drive.
  • Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader— with Photo Frame Button4
    Transfer video and photos from your digital camera with a high-performance digital media card reader that recognizes a variety of formats (see specs). And, with one simple touch of the unique photo frame button, turn your monitor into a slideshow of your favorite photos.
  • Gateway Recovery Management
    Use Gateway Recovery Management to create a default backup disk and an application and driver backup disk, restore the system to factory default, reinstall apps and drivers, manage password settings, recover from the hard drive and recover from your factory recovery disk.
  • Norton Security Trial5
    Your favorite Anti! Get a 60-day tryout of Norton's newest solution for antivirus, antispyware, antiphishing, website authentication and more.
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
    Genuine Windows® 7 boasts faster boot times, improved performance, and advances in a number of areas like touch and security. What you'll like most is, Windows® 7 just works: It simplifies everyday tasks, operates the way you want, and makes new things possible.
  • New! Optimized for Microsoft® Office 2010!
    Purchase Office 2010 to activate a full-featured suite preloaded on this PC—activation is easy and takes only a few minutes. (This PC also includes limited-functionality versions of Microsoft® Word and Excel that include advertising; Outlook and PowerPoint are not included.)


Connections and Expansion

  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-650 Processor1 3.2GHz with Turbo Boost2 Technology up to 3.46GHz (4MB Smart Cache)6
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit)7
  • Memory: 8GB DDR3 Dual-Channel 1333MHz Memory (4 x 2048MB)8
  • Memory Capacity: 4 DDR3 Slots Total (0 Slots Available)
  • Hard Drive: 1TB SATA hard drive (Green Product - variable RPM)3
  • Video: ATI Radeon™ HD5570 Graphics card with 1GB of Discrete Video Memory8
  • Optical Drive: Blu-ray Disc™ 4X BD-ROM / DVD-SuperMulti Drive
  • Power Supply: 450W Power Supply
  • Application Software: Microsoft® Office Starter 201010
  • Audio: High Definition Audio with 5.1 Audio Support
  • Available Expansion Slots: Available: 0 - PCI-E x16, 2 - PCI-E x1, 1 - PCI
  • Chassis: High performance, black glossy design with trendy red accents and lighting effects
  • External Ports: (10) USB 2.0 (4 Front, 6 Rear), HDMI™, (2) PS/2, (1) DVI, (1) VGA, (3) Audio, (1) High Definition Headphone Jack, (1) High Definition Microphone Jack
  • Keyboard: Multimedia Keyboard
  • Media Card Reader: Multi-in-One Digital Media Card Reader with PhotoFrame Button4
  • Motherboard: Systemboard with Intel® H57 Express Chipset
  • Mouse: Optical Mouse
  • Network: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
  • Security Software: Norton™ Internet Security 2010 (60-day trial)5

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 17.7"
  • Width: 7.5"
  • Depth: 19"
Approximate Weight:
  • Unit: 31 lbs
  • Shipping: 38 lbs
Warranty Information:
  • Manufacturer Warranty(authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor Limited Warranty


  1. Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, and Core Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
  2.  Intel® Turbo Boost Technology performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system configuration.
  3. MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion bytes; TB = 1 trillion bytes. Accessible capacity may vary due to preloaded materials and operating environment. Gateway Recovery Management utilizes up to 10 GB of the stated hard disk capacity as dedicated backup space.
  4. Certain functions could require use of an adapter supplied with the media card and/or operate in non-secure mode only.
  5. A 60-day complimentary subscription to the Norton offering is included. An Internet connection is required.
  6. Overall system performance is based on several PC attributes; GHz, processor clock speed, is one of the attributes.
  7. Windows 64-bit versions are intended to work with 64-bit drivers and peripherals. Windows 32-bit compatible applications work in Windows 64-bit versions. For information about updating drivers and troubleshooting issues with device drivers for 64-bit versions of Windows, contact the manufacturer of the device or program or check the Microsoft website for additional information.
  8. Shared system memory may be allocated to support integrated graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors. Actual system memory available to the operating system will be reduced by the amount of dedicated and/or shared system memory utilized by the graphics solution and resources required by the operating environment.
  9. The Total Cache number indicates the combined L2/L3 cache for the processor.
  10. Includes Microsoft® Office Starter 2010 preloaded. Purchase a product key to activate a full Microsoft® Office 2010 suite. This PC is preloaded with reduced-functionality versions of Word and Excel that include advertising. PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher are not included.
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Key Features
Intel Core i5-650/ ATI Radeon HD 5570 Series/ Intel H57 Express Chipset/ 8GB DDR3 Memory/ Ultimate Eco-Friendly Storage/ Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader With Photo Frame Button/ FX Design With Race Car Styling/ Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium/ Optimized for Microsoft Office 2010/ Gigabit Internet/ HDMI/ HD Audio/ THX TruStudio PC With Creative EAX Audio/ Blu-ray/SuperMulti Drive/ Norton Security Trial/ Gateway Recovery Management/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Gateway FX6840-55 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Gateway FX6840-55 is Brand New.
  • The Gateway FX6840-55 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Operating PlatformWindows 7 Home Premium
Processor BrandIntel
ProcessorCore i5-650
Processor Speed3.2GHz with Turbo Boost
System Memory (RAM)8GB
Hard Drive Size1TB
Graphics CardATI Radeon HD5570
HDMI OutputYes
Recordable DVD DriveYes
Operating SystemPC
Height (inches)17.7"
Width (inches)7.5"
Depth (inches)19"
Weight (pounds)31 lbs
Labor Warranty1 Year Limited
Parts Warranty1 Year Limited
Software IncludedNorton Internet Security 2010 (60-day trial)
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