Editors Liked

  • Small footprint and several mounting options, Great looks, Smooth 1080p video playback, Affordable, Quiet, Convenient OS recovery should disaster strike
  • Good multimedia performance, Small and compact, Integrated WiFi, HDMI output
  • One of the smallest full-featured PCs. Fits behind HDTV or monitor with included bracket. Quiet. Huge 500GB hard drive. Supports full 1080p HD. Lenovo Rescue system. Limited bloatware
  • Categoryleading storage capacity, Builtin WirelessN connectivity
  • Extremely small footprint; low power usage
  • Acceptable performance in a bareminimum chassis. Surprisingly stable in operation

Editors Didn't Like

  • Poor multitasking and encoding performance, Lacks good backlit remote, No TV tuner
  • No optical drive, Hard to upgrade after purchase, Not suitable for intensive tasks, Display and keyboard not included
  • Slow performance at content creation tasks. No optical drive. Only 60-day subscription to McAfee Virus Scan. Wireless keyboard and pointing device is optional
  • Lessthanimpressive general performance, Lacks diversity (and number) of connections
  • No parts access; no upgradability
  • Doesn’t sit upright without stand (included). Not quite enough graphics oomph for a multimedia system. No optical drive, somewhat glaring for an entertainment PC. Included keyboard feels cheap. An SD slot would have been a nice addition