PCs get the iMac treatment

We’re resisting the urge to call this the iMac killer on the basis that its assassination attempt is likely to be as successful as the legion of

We’re resisting the urge to call this the iMac killer on the basis that its assassination attempt is likely to be as successful as the legion of MP3 players sent to take out the iPod. Still, as an all-in-one barebones PC, it does offer Windows fans an option to spec their own machine without compromising on style.SlotBehind the 17-inch display is a slot for the processor of your choice – or almost of your choice. Because of the chipset, it’ll only accept a lowly Pentium D so don’t expect to be reaching Core 2 Duo speeds. On board graphics are limited to Intel Xtreme 2 but you can add your own graphics card. Fully specced it could make a nice kitchen PC, even if its 3.8-inch frame is a bit bulky.Or just buy an iMac and install Windows. Is that cheating?

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