Editors Liked

  • Handles simple tasks well; compact design; easy-to-upgrade hard drive
  • Strong performance among low-cost all-in-ones; classy, understated design; 802.11n Wi-Fi comes standard
  • Inexpensive, Equipped with a real desktop CPU, 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium (which includes Windows Media Center), 320GB hard drive, 4GB of RAM

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bundled peripherals are wired; smaller screen than competing models in this price range; not wall-mountable
  • HP could have made this the perfect kitchen PC with a mouse-driven version of its TouchSmart Recipe Box software; audio output a bit soft
  • Not suited to demanding applications, Wired mouse and keyboard, Wired networking limited to 100Mb/s, Wireless networking limited to 802.11b/g