I might be really interested in this.. space is a factor.. add performance in it.. and its a match made in heaven.. now only if the demonic price devils stay away from overpricing these things... then its a home run!
This is really the starting point for me in this department. Good enough cpu for most common tasks + good enough gpu for some light gaming and video decoding + small form factor + small electricity bill + silence. At an affordable price. What more could you ask for ?
This is the perfect computer for your mom; a child's room; the kitchen, the basement, etc, especially if you have them connected to a network. That way you can use the server's dvd drive to install programs, which is the only limitation it has.