Editors Liked

  • Sleek and refined design fits any décor
  • NVidia Ion helps make high-quality video and gaming possible
  • HDMI output for video
  • ESATA port for fast external hard drive access
  • Useful remote included
  • Windows 7 Media Center provides easy DVR functionality
  • Clean, understated design
  • Slotloading DVD writer
  • 802.11n WiFi
  • Silent

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive relative to competitors
  • Can’t handle all HD video
  • Intel Atom still anemic
  • Hit-and-miss gaming capabilities
  • Too much bloatware
  • No built-in TV tuner
  • Can't play 1080p QuickTime files smoothly
  • Weak tech support
  • Low general performance
  • Average hard drive space
  • No Blu-ray