On first inspection the HP TouchSmart 300-1120 seems like a capable enough all-in-one, but it loses a lot of appeal once you compare it with others on the market. If you want an all-in-one PC for the kitchen counter, this system may work for you. For general computing or home entertainment needs, you can find several other all-in-ones with better features for the price.
The PCs in this list represent what I consider the current best examples in computing design, and they're more than just the sum of their parts.
The HP Spectre TouchSmart XT is a rare superslim 15-inch laptop with a touch screen, but for the premium price, it should include more high-end extras.
HP revives an 11-inch favorite with the Pavilion TouchSmart 11z, but there are better performance-for-money deals to be had.
The Origin PC Eon15-X gets a boost by combining a desktop CPU with laptop graphics, but the benefit is really felt in nongaming performance.
HP's graceless, overpriced TouchSmart 620 3D has very little to recommend it over competing 3D-capable all-in-ones.
HP does shoppers a disservice with the inconsistent pricing between this otherwise decent retail-only desktop and the more affordable, identical model available via HP's Web site.
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An off-kilter value equation makes it hard for us to recommend the otherwise serviceable HP TouchSmart 520xt.
Both Windows 8.1 and 7 are snagging more Web traffic, says Net Applications, while XP is grabbing less. Might this be related to the free upgrade to Windows 10?
HP shakes up the world of gaming laptops with unique-looking and highly portable Omen. It offers very capable performance in PC games, despite being stuck with a last-gen graphics card.
This expensive configuration of the Origin PC Millennium includes Intel's new Haswell-E CPU and three Nvidia GTX 980 GPUs for eye-opening 4K gaming performance, if you can foot the bill.