The Save Power mode is good for video viewing, but if you want all of the features in Nvidia’s PureVideo HD, you’ll need to turn on discrete graphics aka the Boost Performance setting. The XPS also has expansion room and is a little more imposing looking. The trade-off is expandability. One assumes that the desktop will have constant power, so the gamer that this system is designed for will never switch the system to the Save Power setting. The Bottom Line HP’s Firebird brings the influence of its Voodoo PC acquisition to the mainstream with a compelling design, admirable power efficiency, and strong bang-for-the-buck.

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The Firebird is the second. Power supply W VV. Drive bays Bay type. See any errors on this page? The Bad No expansion card upgrade path; chokes on more demanding games at higher resolutions; no 5.

We mentioned the lack of upgradeability right at the start of this review, and when you pop open or remove the Firebird’s hinged side panel and get a look inside you’ll see what we mean. Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute.


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HP Firebird The Blu-ray drive slot, a hidden media card reader, and the power and reset buttons are the only features on the front of the case. Power usage was decent.

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HP officially launches Firebird with Voodoo DNA

Product sold without warranty: A high-powered gaming desktop, it has some unique attributes. How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. Javascript is disabled in this browser. His background includes managing mobile, desktop and network voodoodnz on both the Macintosh and Windows platforms. Well, the Firebird will stomp all over any gaming laptop on the game grid.

See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. You can hear some fan noise if you put your ear to the system, but the older HP Pavilion mn we had running nearby was a lot louder.

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The trade-off is expandability. However, voodooda better really like the styling and the included components, because you’re pretty much locked into what HP gives you.


Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Well, it’s almost twice the price of our reasonably priced gaming Editors’ Choice, the Gateway FXeand it’s not as expandable. These blocks are in fact the Firebird’s graphics cards. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.

HP officially launches Firebird with Voodoo DNA

Would you like to view the product details page for the new product? The multimedia test scores were very good: Expansion slots Slot type. The Firebird’s graphics setup is innovative for voooodna desktop. Velocity Micro Edge Z55 Asia Pacific and Oceania.

The back is covered in ports that all sit flush with the back panel, each in a purpose-cut spot accompanied by the appropriate symbol, with no color-coding.