NEC Z1 15" (8.4 GB, Intel Pentium III, 450 MHz, 96 MB) All-in-One Desktop - 845625

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  • Z1 - internet appliance

    Oct 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: size, all-in-one design, price
    Cons: NEC future support, extended warranty advised

    Summary: I bought the Z1 about four weeks ago as a kitchen internet appliance for the family. Having researched this product and its competitors (Acer, Gateway, Sony, Compaq) I was well aware of its benefits and shortcomings. However, for the ... read more

  • support extremely poor

    Nov 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Display
    Cons: Everything else

    Summary: NEC shut down support for the Z1. They deleted all reference to the Z1 on their web site. They deleted all reference to the Z1 on their telephone support. Most of their people have no idea where to transfer you to, nor does the distributor PC ... read more

  • Looks aren't everything

    Oct 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It looks pretty
    Cons: It's the Yugo of computers

    Summary: I've been stuck with a Z1 at work for nine months now and I'm ready to sabotage it to get a new computer. My aggrivation with this thing gets worse each day. Under the sleek grey housing the Z1 is simply bad engineering. I'm guessing that ... read more

  • Nec Z1 Floop!

    May 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Idea, Great paper weight
    Cons: Didn't follow through, no updates

    Summary: The keyboard Sucks. In December the Company went out of business, so did your expansions and up-dates up-grades and support! When your one year turns over, that's it! Personal, the tech's have given everything but the truth about the Nec's last ditch ... read more

  • NEC Z1 hits the mark

    Mar 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, upgradable, lcd, space-age
    Cons: price

    Summary: I own an NEC Z1, and to tell the truth, it is the best computer I have ever owned. It has a great, small chasis and sleek design for "space age folks". It is affordable for business people, but I use it at home for gaming. It could be put into ... read more

  • good price, good performance

    Feb 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: looks, cost, speed
    Cons: NEC technical support is expensive

    Summary: I bought this computer for several reasons. The first, and most prominent, was the amount of money i had in my wallet. This computer is not very rough on the wallet, for the type of performance it offers. Also, i had a limited amount of space, and ... read more

  • allright computer

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good running comp
    Cons: none

    Summary: I purchased an NEC computer last semester. It was a great investment, it was cheap, and that did not reflect in the performance as of yet. It has served me well, it is a fast computer, especially hooked up to the university network. It came with a ... read more

  • nec z1

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: no
    Cons: no

    Summary: this computer sucks it costs way to much for what it's worth and they try to make it look all better by putting in a few extra odd's and end's if i saw the computer sitting on the street i wouldn't even bother kicking the thing its so cheaply made i mean ... read more

  • Really a good made computer!

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The best!
    Cons: only with aol?

    Summary: Super fast computer. I have seen this computer in about every computer store and have always wanted to buy it. This computer is a real dream. Have you ever heared of a better computer? I mean come on. I love just getting on late at night and emailing ... read more

  • NEC (a sick sick joke)

    Dec 26, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Cheap, budget friendly
    Cons: Poor Performance, no no no horrible pormormance

    Summary: Maybe it was the laughs, and jokes. Maybe it was the cash we spent out on repair bills. Maybe it were all the hardware parts that seemed to malfunction. All I know is that my NEC computer is the laughing stock of my entire family, and of my whole frieds ... read more

  • Love it! or Hate it!, that is the question

    Dec 16, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent computer. Great features and easy set up
    Cons: Can not upgrade the Screen size

    Summary: I think that this is a very excellent computer. I know this because i own one and am typing this on it. I love the idea of infrared scanning to detect the keyboard, so you can go anywhere. The accesibility to the simulated mouse on the keyboard takes ... read more

  • Excellent New Product

    Oct 30, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Solid Engineering
    Cons: No Manufacturer NT Support

    Summary: Our organization has approximately 40 NEC Z1s. We found them to be quick and stable computers. It has a very clear screen at 1024x768 resolution. It will operate with MS Windows NT 4.0 without a problem. Though NEC does not install NT and currently ... read more

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