Acer rolls out new Aspire AZ3100, upgraded AZ5700 all-in-one desktops

Summary:Acer has unveiled a pair of all-in-one desktop computers under the Aspire umbrella, the AZ3100 and the AZ5700. The San Jose-based company is hoping that both of these will land at the top of holiday wish lists. Yes, it's already almost that time of year again.

Acer has unveiled a pair of all-in-one desktop computers under the Aspire umbrella, the AZ3100 and the AZ5700. The San Jose-based company is hoping that both of these will land at the top of holiday wish lists. Yes, it's already almost that time of year again.

The Aspire AZ5700 is in fact an upgrade and the higher-end model of the two. Here's what we've got on this one:

  • 23-inch HD multi-touch display
  • Intel Core i5-650 3.2GHz processor
  • Windows Home 7 Premium
  • 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM
  • Intel HD graphics
  • 1TB hard drive
  • HD 5.1 channel audio
  • TV tuner
  • Connectivity: Six USB 2.0 ports, HDMI

But if you're tightening your budget but still want a sleek all-in-one desktop, such as the brand new Aspire AZ3100 (pictured above), then consider these specs:

  • 21.5-inch, 1080p LCD display
  • AMD Athlon II 170u 2.0GHz processor
  • Windows Home 7 Premium
  • 3GB of DDR3 SDRAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9200 graphics
  • 500GB hard drive
  • 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • 5.1 channel audio
  • Dual built-in speakers
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Connectivity: Six USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, Ethernet

Both are available now, with the AZ3100 and AZ5700 retaliating for $599 and $1099 respectively.

Topics: Hardware

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