The Acer Extensa E464 micro tower is Perfect if you are looking for a first time compact desktop computer. With its RAM at 4GB you will be able to multi task at your hearts content with tons of word documents and web pages open at the same time. Also with its 640GB of HDD memory you can store hundreds of songs and pictures on there without a need to worry bout room. Another great detail about the desktop PC is that it has several USB ports with means there is no trouble connecting to external hardware. This computer is also handy if you have little space to put a PC as it is extremely compact and can just slot in to wherever you need. It also comes with windows vista home premium which means that you will have the best user interface available at this moment in time. Finally it is cheap for what you are getting and all in all I would defiantly recommend this PC to almost anyone.