An allinonePC (AIO PC) is a computer with all the components except the peripheral components such as the keyboard and mouse. With the advent of LCDs, AIO PCs have become smaller, slimmer and cheaper. Compared to desktop computers, the AIO PC is aesthetically pleasing, compact and easy to install, reducing power consumption and heat dissipation.
There are some disadvantages to using AIO PC. One of the biggest drawbacks is scalability. Upgradeability is usually limited to RAM upgrades. Customizing, adjusting or self-healing AIO PCs can be quite difficult. Failure of a single component often results in the need to repair/replace the entire unit. AIO PCs have lower graphics capabilities and processing speeds than desktop computers. It is also much more expensive than a desktop computer