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Intel Compute Stick 2nd Gen Desktop Computer

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Compute Stick 2nd Gen
A compact desktop computer tested with Windows 10 Home, an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 1.44GHz processor, 2GB of memory, a 32GB hard drive, Intel HD Graphics graphics, and no speakers-piece speakers.
Description
A compact desktop computer tested with Windows 10 Home, an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 1.44GHz processor, 2GB of memory, a 32GB hard drive, Intel HD Graphics graphics, and no speakers-piece speakers.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Performance

Performance

Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

 /  5
Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

 /  5
Display

Display

For all-in-one desktops, covers display size, clarity, color, contrast, brightness, and glare.

 /  5
Speakers

Speakers

Covers speaker fidelity, bass response, and loudness.

 /  5

About

The Intel Compute Stick 2nd Gen is part of the Computers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Desktop Computers models like the Compute Stick 2nd Gen are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Performance Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games.

Versatility Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

Ergonomics Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

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