Best mini PCs

Here's a list of the smallest desktop, media centre and slimline PCs we've reviewed

If you don't have much space to store a computer tower, a mini PC is a great choice. Whether it's a slimline case or media centre unit, or a pint-sized computer like the Apple Mac Mini, these models offer as much grunt as a regular PC despite being a fraction of the size.

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ASRock Ion 330HT-BD

ASRock's diminutive Ion 330HT-BD 'nettop' media centre is brilliant if you're an avid movie watcher with a large collection of digital media or Blu-ray discs. It's head and shoulders above any Blu-ray player or media streamer in terms of functionality, and its tiny size and small ecological footprint mean you can set it up next to your television and forget about turning it off.

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  • 1st Dec., 2009
  • Campbell Simpson
  • ASRock
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  • Pros:
  • Tiny, low power consumption, 1080p support, limited gaming abilities
  • Cons:
  • No bundled operating system or Blu-ray playback software, no front USB ports

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