Pros

  • Very accurate touchscreen
  • Strong performance

Cons

  • Touchscreen is a bit dim

At A Glance

This is a great deal: an excellent performer with premium specs for less than $1400

Manufacturer’s Description

Experience music, photos, TV, and videos in a whole way with all-in-one TouchSmart 520-1030 Desktop PC. This powerful, wireless model has a spacious, full high-def LED display and Beats studio-quality sound. The sleek, compact profile will look great in your kitchen or family room, and it has built-in tilt.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
General Information
UPC Code 886111853410

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 142.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 211.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 335.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 150.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 260.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 292.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 214.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 246.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 171.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 58.9   Watts
Sleep power usage 4.8   Watt hours
Off power usage 1.2   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 248.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 61.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 28.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 45.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 22.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 16.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 9.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 36.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 21.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 19.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 44.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 25.1   Frames per second (higher is better)