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Artigo A1100

Artigo A1100
alaScore 83

3 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Artigo A1100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 3 reviews)

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VIA ARTiGO A1100 Review


VIA is well known for its ultra-compact mainboards and low power CPUs, though Intel's Atom processors have generally cornered the market when it comes to nettops. The VIA ARTiGO A1100 is the company's attempt to remedy that, a palm-sized barebones PC...

If you’ve the patience and inclination, there’s plenty of potential for the VIA nettop. Its frugal power consumption makes it an ideal embedded device, as long as you’re willing to pretty much dedicate it to a single purpose: a simple file server, for...

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VIA Artigo A1100


We generally don't review do-it-yourself kits here at PCWorld. Our reviews process is comprehensive, and weighing competing machines requires taking the entire package into account. Kits such as the VIA Artigo A1100 throw a wrench into the works. This...

Tiny, modular chassis ; HD-media friendly

Lackluster general performance ; Potentially pricey

If you’re in a tinkering mood, VIA's Artigo A1100 offers a modular, media-slinging PC in a tiny shell.

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VIA Artigo A1100 review


The VIA Artigo A1100 bare-bones PC package offers a bit of VIA silicon tucked into a Pico-ITX chassis and a power supply, leaving it up to enterprising users to cobble together a proper PC.

If you're interested in a fun side project, the VIA Artigo A1100 has enough muscle to perform as a fairly capable media machine, as well as to tackle light productivity tasks. Investing a bit more cash into the project will net you a more capable unit,...