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Powershell arrays?

Last Modified: 2015-03-24

I wonder if there is a better way to get all model types of active computers.
Today i run the following

Get-ADComputer -Filter {name -like "STO*"} | ft Name

foreach($c in $com){if(Test-Connection -Count 1 -ComputerName $c -Quiet){Test-Connection -Count 1 -ComputerName $c}}

Get-WmiObject -computer $active win32_computersystem| fl name,model

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However it feels like I'm wasting poweshells potential here.
I also have to manually edit the output from the first and command
All our computers in 1 area start with STO in the name.

I then ping all of them to get the active ones then i ask for the name and model.
Can this be done in a better more automatic way way?

i also wonder if the first output could be put in to an array
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