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Hardware: Desktop and All-in-one systems

A look at the new systems on the market
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The recent success of all-in-one systems has breathed some life in to the desktop PC segment. Matt Grainger takes a look at some of the systems available.

MSI WIND TOP AP2011

SRP: £619.99
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: Designed specifically for the business and office environment, the AIO Wind Top AP2011 is equipped with high performance and powerful features. Equipped with an Intel dual- core processor and latest Windows 7 operating system, Wind Top AP2011 will be the best partner in your office.
Specs: Dual-core Intel G620 processor, 2GB RAM, 500GB storage memory, 20-inch LCD display.

SPIRE REVA V2

SRP: £699
Distributor: Spire Technology
They say: Built from only the best components, the Reva will allow you to get on top of your game and dominate score boards. Built from components from the likes of Asus, Kingston, OCZ and Antec, you can game in the comfort of knowing this PC is built to last.
Specs: Antec 600 Chassis, Intel Core i5 2400 processor, ASUS GeForce GTX560 Ti graphics, OCZ 650W ZS PSU, 8GB Kingston HyperX RAM, 1TB HDD.

ASUS ET1611PUT

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SRP: £399.99
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: The all-in-one ET1611PUT PC’s small footprint, 15.6-inch screen and optional ASUS certified wall-mounting make it the ideal fit in any environment.
Specs: Touch screen all-in-one with matte finish, Intel Atom D425 processor, single touch interface, Intel NM10 Express chipset, up to 320GB storage, Intel integrated GMA3150 graphics, 2GB RAM.

ASUS ET2410INTS

SRP: £799.99
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: The All-in-One PC ET2410 Series, available in 23.6- inch large screen sizes, suits your needs perfectly.
Specs: 23.6-inch Full HD widescreen, multi-touch interface, 2GB RAM, up to 2TB storage, integrated Nvidia GT540M graphics.

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ZOTAC ZBOX NANO XS

SRP: £295
Distributor: EntaTech
They say: Zotac offers an amazing solution based around AMD’s Llano E450 platform. Arguably the smallest fully fledged PC you can buy with nearly every connectivity imaginable.
Specs: No OS, AMD E450 processor, AMD Radeon HD 6320 graphics, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 64GB HDD.

SPIRE G620

SRP: £279
Distributor: Spire Technology
They say: The G620 Home Premium is superbly priced and perfect for home or office use. Built from only quality components and supported by Spire’s three year stock machine warranty, the G620 offers fantastic value for money.
Specs: AOpen MATX Chassis, Intel G620 processor, 4GB DRR3 RAM, 500GB HDD, 400W PSU.

TARGET INTEL I7 PREBUILT SYSTEM

SRP: £659.99
Distributor: Target Components
They say: The ultimate slimline performance desktop PC, featuring the Intel Core i7-2700K quad-core CPU (3.5GHz, 3.9GHz boost) and an insane 16GB DDR3 memory, topped off with two 2TB SATA hard-drives (4TB total storage).
Specs: Intel Core i7-2700K 3.5GHz Quad-Core CPU, 16GB DDR3, 4TB SATA HDDs, USB3 Support, DVD-RW Drive, HDMI Out, HD Audio.

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SHUTTLE X50 V2 PLUS

SRP: £399
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: The ultimate touchscreen all-in-one PC. Everything you need, right at your fingertips.
Specs: Barebone system, Intel Atom D525 processor, Intel GMA 3150 graphics, two SODIMM DDR3 slots, 15.6-inch widescreen display.

TARGET I3 2100 OVERCLOCKABLE GAMING RIG

SRP: £599.99
Distributor: Target Components
They say: This entry level rig has been designed with both upgrading and overclocking in mind. Perfect for the games enthusiast without the inconvenience of a massive form factor.
Specs: Gigabyte H61MA-D3V micro- ATX motherboard, Intel i3 2120 processor, 4GB Team Elite DDR3 RAM, Gigabyte AMD Radeon 6850 graphics, SATA 500GB HDD, Corsair Builder Series CX430 PSU.

ASUS ET2210INTS

SRP: £699.99
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: From its elegant design with great curves all around and advanced features to the easy and fun-to-use optional multi-touch screen, the ET2210 Series will become the centrepiece of your family’s entertainment.
Specs: 21.5-inch Full HD widescreen, Intel Core i3-2120 processor, integrated Nvidia GT 520M graphics, up to 2TB storage, 2GB RAM.

TARGET INTEL GS30 PREBUILT SYSTEM

SRP: £199.99
Distributor: Target Components
They say: Offering good performance for those on a tight budget, able to keep up with most tasks for office or home use. Office work, internet browsing, watching videos and all the usual tasks are handled with ease.
Specs: Intel Celeron G530 processor, 500GB SATA3 storage drive, 2GB RAM. 500W PSU.

MSI WIND TOP AE2211

SRP: £445
Distributor: EntaTech
They say: Wind Top AE2211 series carries with Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium and features 21.5-inch multi-touch screen and LED backlighting technology which delivers superior screen brightness, contrast and colour representation.
Specs: Intel Core i3 processor, up to 8GB DDR3 RAM, Intel H61 chipset, Intel HD 2000 graphics, 1TB SATA2 HDD.

ZOTAC XBOX

SRP: £395
Distributor: EntaTech
They say: With an Intel Core i3 this ZBOX is the fastest solution in this chassis design among many other different performance solutions.
Specs: Barebone system, Intel Atom D525 processor, Intel NM10 Express chipset, Intel GMA 3150 graphics, up to 4GB RAM.

ZOTAC ZBOX NANO

SRP: £195
Distributor: EntaTech
They say: Based on Intel’s CULV 857 – Ultra Low Voltage platform, ZBOX offers an incredibly powerful solution with a power draw of only 2-3 per cent of a desktop PC.
Specs: Barebone system, Intel Celeron 867 processor, Intel HM65 Express chipset, up to 8GB RAM.



MSI WIND TOP AE1920

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SRP: £449.99
Distributor: VIP Computers, EntaTech
They say: The Wind Top AE1920 incorporates all of the computer’s functions into an elegant white casing that features streamlined moulding and transparent frame design that sheds the traditional cold feel of computers.
Specs: Intel Atom D525 processor, 18.5-inch WXGA LCD display, 2GB DDR3 RAM, integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics, up to 320GB storage.

ECS G77024

SRP: £264
Distributor: VIP Computers
They say: This barebone system uses Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge platform to offer speedy and stable processing for multitasking.
Specs: Barebone system, Intel H61 chipset, Intel Socket 1155, DDR3 SODIMM interface, 21.5-inch display.

TARGET AMD 4100 QUAD CORE PREBUILT SYSTEMS

SRP: £319.99
Distributor: Target Component
They say: This Target Prebuilt System is upgradeable, expandable and come with a three year warranty. With its quad-core processor and inbuilt graphics, it’s perfect as a home media and entry-level gaming rig.
Specs: AMD 4100 quad core processor, 4GB RAM, 500W PSU.

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