The iMac has been selling well for Apple for many years and PC centric manufacturers are beginning to realise that there is a viable market for an attractive, capable ‘All In One’ unit. Today we are looking at the MSI Wind Top AE2400 desktop system which features an Intel processor and AMD discrete graphics paired up with a high quality 24inch 1080p touch screen.
The MSI Wind Top AE2400 on paper looks to be an ideal, general purpose ‘jack of all trades’ system to suit kids and older people who might struggle with a traditionally designed computer.
The Wind Top AE2400 is actually one of the older computers in the MSI range and therefore it doesn’t come with an Intel Core i3 processor as we recently noted in our Dell Inspiron One 23 review.
Instead, MSI offer several builds with the high end configuration based around the capable Intel Quad Core Q9400 CPU and AMD Radeon HD5730 graphics. The model we received for review is less expensive, with an Intel E5400 2.7ghz CPU at the heart of the system and the AMD Radeon HD565v (1GB) driving the display.
The remainder of the hardware between the systems remains identical. 4GB of DDR3 memory powers the 64 bit version of Windows Home Premium and a 1TB hard drive delivers enough storage for the video and picture editing demands of the household. A Bluray player is installed, making it an ideal partner for High definition movies.