Top-of-the-line processor and graphics card offer best-in-class performance
Though it's mainly a speed bump, the inclusion of the latest 4th-generation Intel Core i5 quad-core processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 775M Kepler graphics bump the Apple iMac 27-inch (Intel Core i5-4670) back to the top spot on our high-end all-in-one desktop list.
Apple's top-end iMac reasserts its position as the best all-in-one
At $2889, this high-end version of Apple's iMac 27in costs significantly more than its closest rival, Dell's XPS One 27. However, the Apple surpasses Dell's giant-sized all-in-one in almost every regard. The Dell's display is good, but the iMac's is sensational, and the superior GPU sees it trounce the Dell in our gaming benchmarks. If you're in the market for the ultimate all-in-one PC, the Apple iMac 27in reigns supreme.
The combination of speed, design, and screen performance make it an excellent option
More affordable at its best, and more capable at its maximum: that seems a pretty good way to sum up the 2013 iMac. Apple's all-in-one not only looks the part but delivers on performance when the right boxes are ticked, and whether you're a gamer, a multimedia editor, or just love browsing, the combination of speed, design, and screen performance make it an excellent option.
Great value all-in-one
For the price point this is an all around great desktop. The screen is bright and nice with great color, its relatively speedy for the price range, and comes in an attractive package. It looks and feels like it cost more than $500. My only complaint comes from working with windows 8, but that will be an issue with any new computer. It does what I need it to do, which is be a competent family computer.
A true All-In-One computer solution for casual users and families alike
Lenovo IdeaCentre C345 is a computer of mediocre performance yet excellent value. It's extremely affordable considering the fact it comes with monitor, keyboard and mouse. It's a true All-In-One computer solution for casual users and families alike.
Has all the key features you'll want a fantastic computing experience
A great in one desktop PC for those with less funds, but have needs for rich features to produce computing and internet based tasks, easy to accomplish. May well have the bells and whistles like those available from the Apple iMac MD093LL/A 21.5-Inch Desktop, however it has all the key features you'll want a fantastic computing experience.
Experience real satisfaction with this All-in-One Desktop
Finally, Lenovo IdeaCentre C345 has a lot of things to offer to us all. We will surely not regret once we have decided to purchase this device. Keep your eyes open as you experience real satisfaction with this All-in-One Desktop.
Great computer and has all the works
This is a great computer. Has all the works. I did not have the option to have Microsoft Office 2010 onto it but I already had Microsoft 2007 to put on there so no worries for me there. The only problem that I have is the stupid Windows 8 OS. Really hate the Windows 8 style and not good for non-touch screen computers. I want to down grade, but I might have to pitch in some money because the system does not say what Windows 8 it is, either home or professional.
Attractive, functional enclosure and well-rounded performance
Should you buy this desktop when new processors are right around the corner? We think so, as the new processors will probably command a slight premium. But, if youâ??d rather wait, feel free to do so since Acer will no doubt continue using this excellent design for desktops built on the new Intel processors.
A desktop for someone requiring bit more power than a typical low-end computer has to offer
Acer Aspire AT3-600-UR11 is a desktop for someone requiring bit more power than a typical low-end computer has to offer. If you're into HD movies, casual gaming or some heavy programs, you'd get the most out of this desktop. If you also happen to already own a monitor, buying this Acer wouldn't basically hurt your wallet at all.
A handful of poorly located ports
The entire point of a hybrid is value. It provides both a tablet and PC for less than the cost of both when purchased individually. But rather than respecting this, Dell's gone the opposite direction and priced the XPS 18 higher than a tablet and mid-range Ultrabook (or desktop PC) combined. And that just doesn't make sense.
Stunning screen, Nice design, Feels responsive, Great for entertainment
There is the seed of something very good indeed in the Dell XPS 18. It's a weird one, and it's easy to question why you would want a portable desktop PC, but once you've used one, the question feels more like, 'why not have this option?'.
Right now, the main reasons why not are the connectivity and price relative to power. But they can change.
A truly portable all-in-one
Wrapping up what's becoming a long-winded conclusion, we like many more things than we don't about this system. It's one of the first and few hybrid designs that's more functional than gimmicky, and because of it's Ivy Bridge foundation, there's plenty of power for general purpose computing and even some gaming. If the flexibility of a detachable, portable 18-inch tabletop PC appeals to you, this system has your name all over it.
IPS display with good viewing angle stability
Dell presents a conclusive and working concept with the XPS 18. The big tablet meets the requirements of an All-in-One PC.
Contrary to the Sony Vaio Tap 20 the XPS 18 can still be called a tablet; it is not even half the weight of the Sony. This fact also makes it more family friendly. Mutual gaming, reading or multimedia entertainment is no problem even for the smaller family members. The large display also enables a gaming evening for the whole family.
Portable yet works well as a desktop PC
After spending a month with the Dell XPS 18, it's hard not to really like it. The lovely IPS display, occasional portability and quiet performance are strong selling points. It looks attractive, is well made and stays cool thanks to the low powered internals. It's not the product for serious gamers or CAD workers, but it's perfect for everyday productivity and multimedia entertainment.
Small size, Excellent build quality
Although the combination of new processor and new graphics card makes this system a performer, it's not without flaw. Upgradability is limited and difficult, and the price tag just north of $2,600 is nothing to sneeze at, though Falcon NW's pricing seems fair given the system's spectacular hardware.
Small gaming systems remain a niche product, but this one is a must-have for the few LAN warriors who remain.
It's a fast, elegant computer with more power than a similar appearing Mac. Shipping was fast.
No bloatware. Many all-in-ones are underpowered.
Inexplicably, the price was increased from one day to the next last week by $100, and Dealville was firm on the price.
I recommend waiting until they reduce the price to $999.99 again, since newer models with the Haswell processor will be out soon.
Has everything you need (except monitor) to get up and running quickly
BEING A PREVIOUS GATEWAY CUSTOMER, THIS WAS AN EASY CHOICE FOR ME. IT HAS EVERYTHING YOU NEED (EXCEPT MONITOR) TO GET UP AND RUNNING QUICKLY. IT HAS A HUGE HARD DRIVE AND 6GB OF MEMORY WHICH IS PLENTY FOR THE AVERAGE USER. A BEAUTIFUL CASE PLUS A KEYBORD AND MOUSE AND PLENTY OF USB PORTS PLUS 2 USB 3.0 WHICH SPEEDS UP YOUR UPLOADS OR DOWNLOADS. FOR THE PRICE, IT WOULD BE A WISE CHOICE FOR A COMPUTER.
Good for the gamer on a budget
I received the computer and was able to plug everything in and turn it on with no problems. Windows 8 takes a bit of getting used to but aside from the live tile startup page there's a link to a desktop view that's basically Windows 7. I used to be into gaming pretty heavy and had upwards of 80 games installed on my last gamer.
Good, functional design, Simple and easy to upgrade
Acer has finally delivered a gaming desktop with an advantage over the market's veterans. While a sense of awe or occasion might be missing from this bare-bones rig, it's hard to argue with a legitimately capable gaming desktop that is sold for less than $1,500 and offers respectable upgradability. Acer's Predator G3 offers outstanding bang-for-the-buck. Gamers on a budget should absolutely consider the G3.
Nice Desktop with a moderately fast processor
I bought this machine for my grandson from Amazon, LLC. So far I like most everything about the computer, it has windows 8 which should be fine when the update comes out the end of this month. There is limited bloatware on this machine which I removed. It has McAfee which I removed and then turned on windows defender much better and free. The thing was that while the box was sealed by Lenovo when I opened the box you could tell it was a re-seal.
Built-in Wi-Fi & optional Blu-ray
Lenovo continues to make strides in the slim desktop PC category with the IdeaCentre H520s. It combines a slim space-saving design with ease of use and a range of entertainment features. It features an Intel Core i5 CPU, 6GB of RAM, built-in wireless connectivity and a 1TB hard drive. The slim design does limit future expansion, but it comes with everything most users will need.
Lenovo IdeaCentre H520
Lenovo IdeaCentre H520 is a high-tier desktop suitable for power-seeking users who don't want to pay too much for their computer. Graphics performance is subpar so gamers would do better with another desktop, but other power users would definitely enjoy this Lenovo.
Screams through games, competitive pricing
Alienware pricing has come down considerably in the past year, in part because I doubt they were selling any of the way-overpriced models. They just couldn't have been competitive in the marketplace, and the brand name will only get you so far.
In terms of performance, wow. This thing really screams through Crysis 2 and Skyrim, all on Ultra @ 1920x1200. I wasn't totally sure it would given it only utilizes one mid-range video card, but holy crap.
Good buy, good price, I'd recommend it.
Strong gaming performance, even at 2560x1600 in some instances
For those who can afford it as we tested it, the Alienware X51 R2 delivers a premium gaming experience in a compact design that's both stylish and well-suited for the living room. You can also of course configure a less expensive build-out on the Dell Alienware site. Job well done, team AW.
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