"The MC001 is one of the best purchasing decisions"
"This MC001 has been designed for general 'everyday' duties and high definition media playback, and when used in this manner it is perfectly capable."
"Connectivity is first class, with HDMI, USB 3.0, Gigabit Lan, 7:1 audio and wireless capabilities all offered by default.
The inclusion of a quality BluRay player and Windows 7 operating system also mean that the end user has very little to tweak or install before it can be used."
"The ARCTIC MC001-BD is one of the best purchasing decisions if you are looking for a silent, high definition media device for a living or bedroom, but the hardware does limit it in other areas. A trade-off however that a specific audience will not mind making."
MC001-BD is certainly one of the most stylish units we've had passed through our labs.
It will seamlessly integrate with your HTPC equipment and the slim-line style really makes it stand out, but in a subtle way. The included TV tuner... [more]
Whether working, watching movies or a quick game World of Warcraft, the ARCTIC MC001 DVDS is a shining star in any room.
Whether in the office, bedroom or living room, the small size and the stylish appearance fit perfectly into any... [more]
"There is a delicate balance between selecting the right low-power components that will offer you the ability to surf the web, stream movies over the internet via something like Netflix or even from your vast files you currently have... [more]
"Entirely passive and quiet operation.
"ARCTIC has leveraged their skills to cool the entire system passively extremely well. Overall the unit is not only compact, but also offers very capable internals with a Blu-Ray drive, 500 GB Hard drive and 4 GB of memory.
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"This MC001 has been designed for general 'everyday' duties and high definition media playback, and when used in this manner it is perfectly... [more]
Completely quiet, performance wise and at an average price of 450 Euros, ARCTIC MC001-BD offers an excellent quality/price ratio with two-year warranty.
The ARCTIC MC001-BD is pleasantly well-equipped HTPC sold only 450 Euros, especially with the DVB-T board embedded in the latest models.
"ARCTIC MC001 DVDS is a shining star in any room"
"Without a doubt, the MC001 is an elegant, compact versatile and powerful multimedia centre."
"The MC001 enters the market as a redefined... [more]
"MC001-BD is a product of a high success and is worth recommending."
"ARCTIC applied a passive cooling system (on MC001), which is more than sufficient, and allows you to watch movies... [more]
ARCTIC MC001-DVDS is a complete multimedia PC designed to find a place in the living room, next to your TV and play any audio and video files.
The absolutely quiet operation is achieved thanks to its completely fanless construction.
"ARCTIC has integrated a more powerful GPU, the Radeon HD 5430 (in MC001), which succeeds to defeat the 3D performance of the Zacate systems without problems and leaves the Ion2 in the dust.Some of the previously reviewed systems had... [more]
"Silent, feature rich, high definition media device"
Very user friendly product and great for the average user, it performed well for every-day use, started quickly with no lag time and play videos mostly uninterrupted.
The appearance is small and sleek, it fits anywhere I'd like in my... [more]
"In the round-up tests, ARCTIC's MC001-BD does exceptionally well with its passive cooling, thus its much more quieter than the rest of the HTPCs."
"The Swiss design team has created a small living room HTPC, which completely does its job quietly, and we're very pleased with the MC001."
The MC001 suprised us with its performance, thanks to the Atom.
With the different versions (DVD, Blueray, Barebones), there's something for everyone.
"Excellent quality/price ratio"
"The ARCTIC MC001 has more to offer than a PC or a multi media streamer, it's a refined entertainment centre which combines them both." This statement is... [more]
The ARCTIC MC001-BD is the Blu-ray model of ARCTIC's Entertainment Center line of Aton-based systems.
Think of it as a slim PC that comes with Windows 7, CyberLink Power DVD 10, and Windows Live Essentials security software... [more]
Everyone is assumed that the fans turn on during operation, but surprisingly, for MC001's silent cooling, there's nothing to turn on and it is quiet.
The unit is attractively designed, it's neatly made and solid. It's a really nice idea... [more]
"The unit is lightweight and is easily placed on a small stand near the TV."
"It was really quiet when we used the unit to burn DVDs, the media centre is doing its job... [more]
"Certainly one of the most stylish units"
A High Speed PC with Compact Design.
Entirely passive and quiet operation.
Compact & easy to store. Flexible and lots of different input/output ports. Extremely low power consumption.
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"The reception quality is really good on the TV tuner and the MC001 changes channels with a good flow and short response time."
The MC 001 DVDS scored with its silent operation, low power consumption and its extensive interface.