HP TouchSmart 520

  • HP TouchSmart 520
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Based on 24 scores, 29 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    5

The HP TouchSmart 520 is powered by a 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2600S processor clocked at 2.8GHz, 8GB of DDR3 system memory, a 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green hard drive, Radeon HD 6450A graphics and Beats Audio. Additional perks include a built-in TV tuner and HDMI-in, essentially transforming the 520 into a venerable entertainment / gaming station.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 75

The HP TouchSmart 520 is a really nice all-in-one and probably one of the best I’ve spent time with thus far, with a classy design and a powerful processor that ensures it will remain relevant for several years.

By 5FWD on 80

If you’re looking for a PC fit for work and the family, the HP Touchsmart 520-1130ea is ideal, but fans of high-end gaming, and processor intensive tasks should opt for something a little more powerful. HP TouchSmart 520-1130ea is tagged with HP,...

By Maximum PC on 90

HP once built its TouchSmart line using notebook components because they required much less active cooling. Limiting the number of fans inside the machine made it quieter. This TouchSmart not only uses a desktop CPU—Intel’s low-power Core...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Not the most exciting all-in-one, but it’s a well-made and reasonably priced living room PC...

By Computeractive on

The HP Touchsmart 520 is an all-in-one PC which, as its name suggests, has a touchscreen as an alternative to a keyboard and mouse. Even if you're not interested in the touchscreen, the Touchsmart is a less space-intensive alternative to a bulkier...

By Digital Trends on 80

It’s the base model of this all-in-one that swoops in from the night sky to save our luxury-priced 520 from...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A great design with top touch integration, but it’s let down by weak graphics and screen...

By Channel Pro on 80

Uninspiring design and a lack of power, but it’s a reasonable all-rounder for the priceRating: 4Average: 4 (1 vote) HP was an early champion of the touchscreen all-in-one, with its first TouchSmart model appearing in PC Pro back in 2007. These...

By HotHardware on

All-in-one machines aren't known for their raw performance, but such is the march of technology that a system like HP's TouchSmart 520-1070 can exist. Our gamut of benchmarks and subjective analysis of real-world performance reflect the...

By PC Pro on 67

Uninspiring design and a lack of power, but it's a reasonable all-rounder for the...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The TouchSmart 520 is a fair all-in-one PC, but it's underpowered and has too few features for its price...

By Computer Shopper on 80

No matter how you configure the TouchSmart 520, you’ll get a well-designed entertainment PC with a crisp 23-inch display, booming audio, and the best touch software going....

By Gear Live on

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By PC Mag on 80

The HP TouchSmart 520-1070 all-in-one desktop PC isn't for the budget set, but a quad-core Intel processor, 2TB hard drive, and a slew of entertainment features make it a worthwhile purchase....

By CNET UK on 70

The HP TouchSmart 520 doesn't have the sharp looks to match an ultra-stylish living room, but it offers enough power and a screen that's good enough to keep most families...

By Good Gear Guide on

The TouchSmart 520 is a capable computer system for everyday tasks, but its touchscreen offers a better way to interact with your content. Simply point to, drag or tap your files to let the magic happen. It's a very decent home machine that should...

By CNET Australia on 75

The TouchSmart 520 doesn't achieve anything that TouchSmarts before it haven't already. Still, unimpressive touch capability aside, it makes a decent all-in-one touch product worth checking out if the size and price fit your...

By PC World on 70

This is a great deal: an excellent performer with premium specs for less than $1400 Images (click to enlarge) HP TouchSmart 520: Great Performance, Great Value HP TouchSmart 520 PC Review, by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal November 30, 2011 If you're...

By PC Mag on 60

The HP TouchSmart 520-1030 is a midrange all-in-one PC with a speedy Intel processor and the best touch screen software in the business. However, it lacks some features that the majority of like-priced competitors have, and ultimately costs the...

By PC Mag on 70

The HP TouchSmart 520-1047c is a decent touch-oriented all-in-one desktop, but there are other systems in the same price range that beat it in terms of features. ...