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Puget Systems Serenity Pro Review: The stealth ninja of performance desktops

This ultra-quiet system is actually a fantastic overall performer.

Vizio CA24T-A4: A looker with a few miscues

If it were just about style, the Vizio All-In-One would give Apple a run for its money. But it's not just about looks and a blurry display, weak keyboard, and mediocre performance dampen the experience.

Dell OptiPlex 9010 business desktop PC review: small but powerful

This compact business PC packs a lot of features and performance into not much space and has top-notch warranty, security, and service options.

HP Spectre One: Not quite all-in-one

Lacking a touchscreen, some might bypass the Spectre One, but it's a good performer, decently styled and will serve most users just fine. Buy it with the minimal amount of memory and upgrade yourself if need be.

Toshiba Satellite LX835-D3380 review: below average display, underperforming

The first Windows 8 Satellite LX835's biggest problem is it's display, with too many video artifacts and too much gloss.

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Dell XPS One Review: form over function

This gorgeous all-in-one sacrifices usability in favor of aesthetics.

HP Envy 23 TouchSmart review: Sleek, sturdy and a win for consumers

The Envy 23 delivers solid performance and an excellent touchscreen in a sleek, usable package.

Acer Aspire 7600U All-in-One review: Big screen, little performance

The Aspire 7600U is a mesmerizing machine, but its mobile processor means less-than-impressive performance.

V3 Traverse review: great graphics performance for budget-minded gamers

V3 crams a dual GPU GTX 690 into a tiny PC costing $2,500. The result is superb gaming performance, but general performance lags a bit.

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

This compact gamng PC is housed in a surprisingly tinker-friendly chassis, and offers great overall performance.

How to choose just the right all-in-one computer for you

If you think all-in-one PCs are weak computers good only for Web surfing and light productivity apps, you haven't shopped for an all-in-one PC lately.

Windows 8: The official review

The new operating system improves substantially on Windows 7, but Microsoft’s efforts to woo mobile-device users may leave traditional desktop PC owners feeling abandoned.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M92z review: Multitouch comes to business

It may not be prettiest all-in-one system, but the ThinkCentre M92z makes up for its indifferent looks with efficiency and performance.

Review: Toshiba's LX835-D3230 is a compact all-in-one with strong media capability

The Toshiba LX835-D3230 is a great machine for catching up on your favorite shows or viewing your DVD collection, but it may not be big enough for the living room.

Digital Storm Marauder review: Good gaming, little else

For a budget desktop, this bare-bones system offers little beyond its frame rates.