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As I’ve worked with the ET2410 All-in-One PC, I’ve come to realise how much things have changed in the past four years alone. It isn’t that long ago when we were given a choice – portability OR power, not both. Now we don’t really face that issue anymore and this all-in-one PC is testament to that fact.

It isn’t that the ET2410 is portable, far from it, but rather that you are getting a fairly powerful computer that can handle some pretty tough work in a very small package. And it is this slimline design and lack of a chassis that make it something of a modern necessity. A bit like a lightbulb or a torch.

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With overcrowding in major settled areas, homes are getting smaller. Compare the size of a house built in the 1970s to one made today and you’ll soon see what I mean.  The rooms are narrower and space is at a premium. Clever space saving solutions are punted by the likes of Ikea and other such clever furniture manufacturers and we gobble them up like hungry flies.

Where am I going with this? We don’t really have room for enormous chassis that lurk menacingly in narrow corners and the ASUS ET2410INTS is something of a, well, all in one solution. You get a PC, a gaming machine (albeit limited) and a multimedia entertainment centre with TV capabilities. It doesn’t eat up a lot of space, it has been designed to fit in neatly with most décor and it has enough power to cope with the processing demands you make of it for at least another four years.

asus et2410ints all in one pcIn terms of design, the metal foot that curves up at the back of the ASUS ET2410 All-in-One PC is very easy to adjust and looks great. The webcam and microphone are unobtrusive, actually only visible if you hunt for them, as are the ports and the Blu-ray player. It doesn’t scream “I’m a PC” and dinner party testing (true!) had guests asking why we had two TVs in the lounge. That says a successful design interpretation to me…

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this earlier but you can use the ET2410INTS All-in-One PC with most types of console or media device thanks to the HDMI and VGA ports on the rear. Overall, I think the design has been carefully thought out to make this all-in-one PC look the part and yet not come across as a cheap alternative to the latest TV.

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