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Dell XPS One 27: Can An All-In-One Make Us Love Windows 8?

Results: Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe After Effects tends to favor platforms with lots of RAM, which appears to be true: the XPS One 27 and Clevo notebook, both armed with 16 GB of memory, finish in first and second place.

Between our Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Acrobat tests, two of which are well-threaded, one of which is single-threaded, and one of which exploits graphics processing, it's clear that the Dell system holds its own as a productivity and content creation machine. That's impressive, given its all-in-one form factor and low-power components.

Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.