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VIA Artigo A1100

VIA Artigo A1100
alaScore 80

3 reviews

Feb, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of VIA Artigo A1100. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Many are negative about the reliability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the VIA Artigo A1100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ewdison Then (

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...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (

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.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Nate Ralph, (

VIA Artigo A1100 review


Chances are you aren't especially familiar with VIA Technologies. In a market dominated by juggernauts Intel and AMD, VIA places a distant third. While Intel and AMD make products that cover a wide range of markets, VIA has historically stuck to the...

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,...

Aug, 2010