Summary: Verdict As an entertainment machine this Wind Top is a mixed bag. That said, if you aren't after HD playback and gaming, this machine makes an excellent web and e-mail PC and, since it also packs a memory card reader, you can use it to show off photos as well.
Summary: This is a great, affordable way for people to get an all-in-one desktop device. The Wind Top AE1900 comes with all the basics you’d expect from a PC and can handle standard tasks brilliantly. Chuck in some sharp lines and good looks, and this is something all budget-conscious gadget fans can get on board with.
Summary: A nice, big display, a touchscreen, 802.11n wireless capabilities, available in black or white...the MSI Wind Top AE1900 seems to have the basics covered. But a lack of upgradability, along with picture quality that's average at best, pulls this system away from the top of our budget all-in-one list.
Excerpt: Intel never intended for the ultra-low-voltage Atom processor to power anything but ultraportable PCs, but its widespread popularity in netbooks has now earned the chip yet another new home in desktop computers as well. Manufacturers like Asus, Averatec and Shuttle have all turned to the netbook parts pile to begin churning out all-in-one PCs that employ the same hardware, and although performance isn’t a selling point for this new breed, price is.
Pros: Inexpensive; energy efficient; no trialware; face login works well
Cons: Monitor stand glitch; low screen resolution; cheap peripherals; not powerful enough for HD; no video output; weak touch-based software
Excerpt: It is no exaggeration if we say that MSI and ASUS have been monopolising the markets of netbooks and nettops and this includes the all in one touch screen desktop PCs of the MSI Wind and Asus Eee PC lines. And perhaps the days of clumsy CPU clad desktop PCs are over and with the [...