The cases are more or less equally bland, although we prefer the eMachines because it has no irritating gimmicks such as the hard-to-open, sliding plastic door that covers the Aspire M’s media card reader. How would you change Acer’s Aspire S5? HP Pavilion SlimLine sf We’ve calculated your overall product rating based on the average of your criteria ratings above. Hidden media card reader.
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It’s a budget-minded PC with a quad-core 2. The amount of bloatware on the Acer is better than what you’d get on your average HP or Sony machine, about on a par with an eMachines or a Gateway, and much worse than what you’d get with a Dell or a Mac, where you can specify “no bloatware” when ordering. It has more power than a budget PC and is priced accordingly. And the trickle-down continues.
I kind of like it. It provides a little more oomph than your basic budget desktop. Looks run in the family now, but the edition of the Envy Curved All-in-One 34 has Don’t show this again. How would you change Acer’s Aspire S5?
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Each system also offers a reasonable degree of upgrading, with a handful of free expansion slots, including a 16x PCI-Express slot. Visit manufacturer site for details. The Buyer’s Guide Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel. They’re also both equally limited to only mainstream 3D card upgrades, because each uses a watt power supply that would likely choke if you matched it to a more substantial 3D card. While under load, the Acer consumed a relatively high W, much more power hungry than either the Dell or the HP, which consumed about W on the same task.
Integrated graphics are not DX10 hardware compatible. The cases are more or less equally bland, although we prefer the eMachines because it has no irritating gimmicks such as the hard-to-open, sliding plastic door that covers the Aspire M’s media card reader.
Acer Aspire M5100-KE7T
Become a fan of PCMag. But on tests that take advantage of multiple processing cores, such as Photoshop, or where memory comes into play, like iTunes, the Acer’s advantage is clear. The small form factor Mac Mini costs less than ever, but isn’t as flexible as other Macs.
Front USB ports are intelligently organized. HP Pavilion SlimLine sf We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. We recommend logging in before writing a review.
The M is average on the green scale, but that’s okay, since it’s not marketed as a green PC to begin with. Also very helpful for multimedia are the system’s eight USB 2.
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Last but not least, the blue Aspire logo zcer backlit and appears vertically on the side of the case. It’s redundant due to the presence of a full version of Works.
Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The quad-core Aspire M’s achieved almost total victory over the dual-core eMachines T The extra memory, in fact, probably gives the Acer a bigger advantage than the quad-core chip itself.