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eMachines T5212

eMachines T5212
alaScore 79

3 reviews

Aug, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of eMachines T5212. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and design, whereas many are less positive about the size.

design, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the eMachines T5212 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Baguley (

eMachines T5212


Compared with its bargain-basement cousin the T5048, the eMachines T5212 has better specs, better features, and a higher price. Unfortunately, the improvements aren't enough to move the $870 T5212 (as of November 6, 2006) ahead of the T5048 on our...

19-inch LCD monitor

Has below-average performance ; Disappointing LCD image quality

Nicely priced system was a medi­ocre performer; its 19-inch wide-screen LCD offered disappointing image quality.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Rich Brown (

eMachines T5212 review: eMachines T5212


Strong configuration for a low price; low-key design won't offend (unless you mind stickers); remote control support is perfect for beginning PC users.

Lack of a 3D graphics card could give you trouble with Windows Vista's Aero visual effects; older parts make the need to upgrade arrive that much sooner.

eMachines T5212 is not our runaway budget winner, but it makes a strong attempt. It has better support features than its main competition and a less gaudy design. Its performance, however, is held back by specs that are either too slow, too old, or too...

Oct, 2006

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eMachines T5212


eMachines has a knack for offering a system to fit every budget point, and the T5212 ($569.99 direct) is its current $500–600 "top-of-the-line" model. It's is a good system for the majority of adult users out there and for the more demanding school-age...

Inexpensive for a dual-core system. Vista-ready. Good availability in retail channels

Boring styling. Outpaced by Core 2 Duo systems. Bloatware. No TV tuner. Included Internet Security subscription lasts only 90 days

The eMachines T5212 is a fine if pedestrian PC for those with average computing needs.

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