The Psystar Open Computer arrives.
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The packing material is nowhere near as polished as Apple's, but it's also no worse than that of a typical small desktop vendor.
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You get the system and an accessories bag, that's it.
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The accessories include manuals and software for the motherboard and graphics card, as well as a handful of video output and IDE cables. No mouse or keyboard.
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Between the peanuts and the plastic foam braces, the Open Computer was packed well enough.
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The front panel has two 5.25-inch bays, and one 3.5-inch bay. Our review unit came with a single DVD burner.
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The Open Computer has two audio ports and a pair of USB 2.0 ports on the lower half of front panel. It doesn't have a media card reader.
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The decidedly PC-looking back panel has a typical array of ports. It doesn't have eSATA or FireWire.
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Inside it looks like any other low-end midtower desktop. You can add a hard drive or two, as well as a few more expansion cards. However, you only get two RAM slots and both of ours were filled.
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