Gateway's DX4300-03 is a game attempt at a digital media hub-style PC, but the value proposition just isn't here. Slow performance in particular drags this desktop down, and unless you particularly value a TV tuner, you'll find faster, more capable computers not much farther down the retail shelf.
You can find more-cost-effective large-screen all-in-ones for general productivity, but Sony's Vaio LV250B is our favorite for home entertainment. Loaded with unique features geared toward digital media convenience, this system will meet the needs of anyone looking for a PC to use as an entertainment hub.
Sony's VAIO VGC-LS1 is an impressive, if pricey, Media Center showpiece that combines a decent Core Duo-based system and LCD screen into a slim, attractive package.
Sony's Vaio L21SFX brings with it all of Sony's classic all-in-one tricks, as well as a few new ones in an expensive package of which the value falls just short of its price tag.