The all-in-one Acer Aspire Z5771 desktop PC offers good performance for an affordable price, making it a wise choice for family computing. The absence of a Blu-ray drive and the lacklustre screen means it won't appeal to movie lovers.
If you want an all-in-one PC with 3D capability, the Acer Aspire Z5763 is currently one of the few options available. It offers an excellent screen and good performance, but it's pricey and has some design shortcomings that dent its appeal.
The Aspire E300 is a massive departure from the Alienware and Dell offerings that dominate the gaming arena. It's nowhere near as expensive and its contemporary styling should appeal to a broader audience. It can't compete with high-end gaming rigs, but Acer has used relatively high-performance components. It'll whiz through most everyday applications, so it's ideal if you're after a cheap desktop that covers all bases
You could say that the Acer Aspire Z5610 has a few flaws, but it might be more accurate to call them sacrifices. After all, we don't expect that Acer could sell a 23-inch all-in-one for less than $1,000 without trimming a few costs. Fortunately, Acer chose its trade-offs wisely. You can find faster, better-looking all-in-ones out there, but none that offer this much screen real estate for such an aggressive price.
The Acer Aspire 5600U packs a vivid high-definition touch-enabled screen into a slim and attractive body, making it a good choice for family computing in the living room. It's sadly let down by only average performance that doesn't help justify the relatively high asking price.
Swappable, stackable, component modules make up a very flexible desktop PC.
The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.
The Acer Aspire iDea 500 is the best Media Center PC we've seen. Aesthetically it's inspired by traditional AV equipment, so it'll sit alongside or replace your existing DVD player without looking out of place. It's not very upgradeable, but it's packed with just the right multimedia components to make the most of the Intel Viiv platform
You can't tell the U27 and Z4 are computers rather than monitors, but they don't stand out much.
The Acer AspireRevo R3600 is the most versatile nettop we've tested to date. Aided by its Nvidia ION chipset, it's capable of playing games and running 1080p movies. Ultimately, it's very good value for anyone that requires a cheap second PC
At its announcement event, Acer offered up baby Predator Orion 3000 as a space-saving entry to the line and the Predator X was the mystery guest.
The Acer Predator G1 isn't the fastest or even smallest VR-ready desktop, but it's powerful enough for new games and VR headsets, and has a sense of fun missing from other gaming PCs.
Subpar computing components and a dominant high-end all-in-one from Dell hurt Acer's high-end, visually compelling Aspire 7600U.
Acer's Predator rollouts include a funky new flagship gaming desktop, 3D sound and a mouse that may save you some ammo.