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Acer Aspire X3400: It Doesn't Get Better (for Less)
Some people still buy desktops. Really. If you're in the market for one, you might want to check this review in The Washington Post of a cheap Acer and two competing, but pricier, Gateway models.
"At first glance, you might notice a similarity between the $450 Acer Aspire X3400 and the $600 Gateway SX2311-03 budget desktop (prices as of September 24, 2010). But even though both budget desktops have comparably modest dimensions and a certain likeness in general appearance (minus some glossy paneling here and there), they are by no means twins in construction and features. Acer's budget PC is inexpensive enough to make it a compelling--but not perfect--package..."