Pros

  • Four USB 3.0 ports
  • Great performance for the price

Cons

  • Expansion ports are hard to reach
  • No optical drive

At A Glance

The Vizio CA27-A1 offers some good media capabilities at a great price, giving it a strong introduction to the desktop market.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.vizio.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2.5 MHz
Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display size 27.0 inches
Display type LCD Display w/ Glossy Screen
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Switchable
Secondary Graphics Chipset HD Graphics 4000
General Information
UPC Code 845226020018
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces eSATA
Memory
Memory size 4.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Remote Control

Performance

Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 122.0
Worldbench Version 7
Start Up
Start Up 20.6   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 3322.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Web Performance 12.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 523.9   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 479.9   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 208.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 293.0   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 133.3   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 89.0
Working power usage 8.3   Watt hours
Idle power usage 36.3   Watts
Gaming
Gaming Score 91.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1920x1080 16.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 19.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1024x768 38.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1920x1080 25.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 29.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 55.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1920x1080 35.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1680x1050 40.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1024x768 66.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1920x1080 63.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1680x1050 72.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1024x768 113.0   Frames per second (higher is better)

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