Good build quality.
Good onboard sound.
Upgradable hard disk and RAM.
Good design with added expansion.
Builtin webcam and WiFi with DLNA support.
LightScribe burning at a low cost.
Easy to upgrade RAM.
Very Good LCD Display.
No 1080p HD playback.
Only 802.11g WiFi (no N).
Could use added performance.
Soso webcam and mouse quality.
Big external power brick.
Bundled peripherals arenít wireless.
Smaller screen than competing models in this price range.
Low screen resolution (1,366-by-768) prevents 3D testing.
By CNET Australia on March 16, 2010
It won't thrill any Apple fans into not buying an iMac, but HP's latest all-in-one is quietly powerful at an acceptable price...78
By Good Gear Guide on February 08, 2010
A step up from the Pavilion All-In-One MS212a, this beefier HP PC gives you faster media encoding and the ability play older games. Though better value options are available, this desktop PC should be suitable for families....60
By PC Advisor on January 28, 2010
The HP Pavilion MS214 offers Windows 7, host of useful software, great screen quality, and good overall performance. If you're looking for a nice balance between budget and speed, the HP Pavilion MS214 is the all-in-one PC for you. Jayesh Shinde...80
By PCWorld India on January 27, 2010
The HP Pavilion MS214 retails for Rs. 36,990 -- some Rs. 4,000 more than the IdeaCentre C300. For that extra cost, you get Windows 7, host of useful software, great screen quality, and good overall performance. If you're looking for a nice balance...80
By PCWorld on January 25, 2010
The 18.5-inch MS214 delivers a decent mix of features, performance, and price--so long as you can do without a touchscreen and slow networking....70
By InfoWorld on January 22, 2010
HP's MS214 is a big, fast (for its price) all-in-one system that's really rivaled only by the MSI and Dell machines mentioned earlier. So if you're looking to balance budget and speed, you'll find lots of appeal in the...70
By JusTech'n on December 21, 2009
Overall the Pavilion MS214 is a very low end computer, but if you don’t need or want to play games or watch 1080p movies, then this should be good enough.The price is also matched to the hardware. At just under $600 this seems to be a decent...84
By Electronista on November 29, 2009
For only $600, the MS214 is a fairly sleek all-in-one computing option as long as your expectations match the price tag; dont expect much in the way of extra software or horsepower and you'll come away content. Do expect an easy to use home...80
By Hardware Central on November 16, 2009
We've all done it: walked out of a store having spent more than we planned walking in. is hoping that consumers will walk out having spent $600 -- that instead of just buying a software upgrade for an aging system, they'll take the opportunity...73
By Computer Shopper on November 01, 2009
This understated, compact all-in-one has more muscle than Atom-powered models. It's a safe pick if your budget is locked at $600, but much brawnier PCs cost just $100 more....76