Believe it or not, not every PC out there is a Netbook. All the usual suspects still have new systems flowing into retail, and we have a pile of them here in our lab waiting for a review. Each of the systems here is available at Best Buy, and we have four categories represented: sub-$500, $500 to $750, $750 to $1,000, and $1,000-plus.
With the posting of our
Of the three, the Acer Aspire X1700 impressed us the most. This little system doesn't quite have the performance of the competing Dell Inspiron I530s-119B, but at this price we tend to value overall features more than raw speed. And with an HDMI port and digital audio outputs, the Aspire X1700 can work as either a workaday desktop or a low-impact living room system. We've seen this Acer's chassis