Extra performance by way of a low-wattage AMD chip helps Averatec's D1133 All-In-One stand out from its dismal Nettop competition, but it remains a below-average deal in the grand scheme of budget desktops. We see the appeal of Netbooks, but the benefits of Nettops like this Averatec continue to elude us.
Lenovo's IdeaCentre A600 21.5-inch all-in-one comes in slower than a competing system at the same price.
For the otherwise unobjectionable and basic Averatec Buddy Netbook, 2 hours of battery life is simply not enough.
The Averatec Buddy, the company's first Netbook, is now shipping.
Averatec announces Buddy Netbook.
A second-generation Hitachi-LG hybrid optical drive can eliminate the need for a hard disk drive in laptops.
Like other Windows-based all-in-ones, Averatec's All-in-One can't compete with the iMac for sheer power. The Averatec's larger screen and few features it has that Apple doesn't might be enough to sell you, but the iMac remains the all-in-one to beat.
The well-designed, ultraportable Averatec 1000 has neither the endless battery life nor the high price of the competition.
If you put movie watching above computing performance, the modestly priced Averatec 6200 is a decent, if basic, laptop.
Though the Averatec 3715 lacks the fast performance and the long battery life that power users will want, its light weight and low price will please budget-minded basic users.