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Vizio CA27-A4

Vizio CA27-A4
alaScore 83

14 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Vizio CA27-A4. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design is also appreciated. Views are divided on the usability, while there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

design, price

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Vizio CA27-A4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Vizio CA27-A4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Vizio CA27-A4 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People really like the price and design. Comments are divided on the usability, and many are negative about the reliability.

design, price

reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: VIZIO CA27-A4 27-Inch All-in-One DesktopVIZIO CA27-A4 27-Inch All-in-One Desktop

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Vizio 27-inch All-in-One PC (CA27-A1)

 

The Vizio 27-inch All-in-One PC (CA27-A1) is essentially a Vizio HDTV, with a Windows 7 PC stuffed into the chassis.

Two HDMI-in ports. Large screen. Thin design. Microsoft Signature and tech support. USB 3.0 and eSATA ports.

Wonky trackpad. Slippery keyboard. Remote doesn't do Windows.

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Sep, 2012

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Vizio CA27-A4 all-in-one desktop

 

Vizio's first attempt at a desktop PC is a consumer-friendly effort that succeeds almost in spite of itself. You'll admire the CA27-A1's large, thin display, its clean Windows installation, and a generally tidy take on the PC as home entertainment...

The Vizio CA27-A1 offers a 27-inch all-in-one and a bold, mostly compelling set of home entertainment features for a reasonable price.

A few risks, like swapping in a touch pad for a mouse, don't pay off, and some quality shortcuts take away from the overall polish.

Forgive its quirks, and people looking for a big-screen all-in-one to serve as a small-room entertainment hub will find the Vizio CA27-A1 a price-competitive possibility.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by (techreviewsource.com)

Vizio CA27-A1

 

The Vizio CA27-A1 all-in-one desktop PC offers some serious performance without the cost that usually accompanies it. It also has a strong multimedia feature set, which includes a 1080p full HD 27-inch display, two HDMI port and four USB 3.0 ports. It...

Expert review by : Alex Cocilova (pcworld.in)

Vizio's 27-inch CA27-A1 all-in-one: First desktop is a strong start

 

Vizio is no stranger to our lab, but its first desktop PC entry--the Vizio CA27-A1 all-in-one--shines bright.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Liked the color

 

have used for 1 week now so far no problems, very fast processor, enough for my daily investing activities, like the big screen can see everything, no more squinting eyes on my laptop, good customer support, like the fact that i have lifetime support...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

AAAA+++++

 

V.GOOD AAAA++++

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

GREAT PC

 

so far so good only had it for a week so far but working GREAT and FAST LOVE IT........it did give me a blue screen with letters saying some thing went wrong but guessing nothing to serious....

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Fast and elegant all in one, perfect for media

 

The on and off speed is pretty quick due to the ssd. It's definitely not a gaming rig but is more than adequate as a media viewer. I didnt mind not having an optical drive, one from a local retailer was dirt cheap. The design is clean and the keboard...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Great vidio monitor, fast startup

 

Everything from opening the box for the 1st time to getting the unit started was extremely easy. I went on to load some of my existing programs only to find no optical drive in the unit. Not such a big deal as I picked up my existing external drive and...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

Vizio 27" All-in-One Computer, Silver

 

Thought I was buying a brand new in the but it wasnt

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SRS Premium Sound
Audio system direct sound:Y
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
RMS rated power:11

Certificates

Blue Angel certified: No
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: No

Design

Color of product:Silver

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:27
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter memory type:DDR3
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes
Total megapixels:1.3
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Camera included: Yes
Dimension note (imperial):25.98” x 9.06” x 20.20”
Display included: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Numeric keypad: Yes
Platform:PC
Speakers:3
Storage drive interface:SATA
Supported hard disk drive interfaces:SATA
Warranty:Y
Warranty note:Y
Weight:31
Weight (imperial):31
Windows keys: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mounting brackets included: No
Mouse included: No
Quick start guide:No / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

BIOS password: Yes
Placement supported:Horizontal

Ports & interfaces

Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
FireWire 800: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
RF ports quantity:4
S/PDIF out port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
L2 cache:0.512
L3 cache:3
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM,DDR3L-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:I3-3110M / I5-3210M
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR0N0 / SR0N2
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I3-3110M / I5-3210M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65700 / 65708
Processor code:SR0N0 / SR0N2
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1 / 2
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:31.1