We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. The small form factor Mac Mini costs less than ever, but isn’t as flexible as other Macs. We said that for a little bit more money, you coul Review Sections Review Specs. Acer’s new gaming PCs include a VR-ready desktop. If all you need is a capable PC with a decent hard drive, you can get away with a less expensive dual-core system.

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Apple iTunes encoding test in seconds Shorter m5010 indicate better performance. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The disparity in speed between processor and chipset would be more of a factor if you were using faster and more expensive RAM in an attempt to overclock the processor, but few users of this system will be doing that.

Multimedia multitasking in seconds Shorter bars indicate better performance.

Acer Aspire M Specs – CNET

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.

Front USB ports are intelligently organized.

Acer Aspire M The eMachines has only a standard analog video output, but since neither of these systems is what we’d call “living room friendly. Joel is proof that you can escape the retail grind: Don’t show this again.


Acer Aspire M review: Acer Aspire M – CNET

Some decent styling and design choices. It doesn’t have any 3D gaming performance to speak of at least on the DX10 sidethough it lets you rip through multimedia tasks quickly.

Last but not least, the blue Aspire logo is backlit and appears vertically on the side of the case. I kind of like it. Continue to next page 01 Integrated graphics are not DX10 hardware compatible. Still, this combination is fast enough to get the job done. Neither four CPU cores nor the added RAM are enough to make the Acer even a passable gaming system, as you can see from its unplayable frame rate, but we suspected as much from the beginning.

The Bad Irritating sliding panel in front of media card reader; you can get similar core features for less in a dual-core box. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted The interior of the case is spacious, allowing for future upgrades.

The Aspire M ran a little on the high side of our energy testing.

If the Acer has an advantage in performance, its design offers only a bit more than that of the eMachines system. It has aspird power than a budget PC and is priced accordingly.


Acer Aspire M5100-KE7T

That result makes sense, given the eMachines Athlon chip is just barely faster at 2. Finalize your product rating and submit your review. 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 Aspire M’s looks are quite a departure from that of the average budget desktop. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Compare These Apple iMac inch, If you really needed Office that badly, you’d already m1500 a copy.

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Acer Aspire M5100

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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.