Pros

  • Attractive system with sturdy stand
  • Great display

Cons

  • The stand may be sturdy, but it's unattractive
  • Included peripherals are mediocre

At A Glance

The Envy 23 delivers solid performance and an excellent touchscreen in a sleek, usable package.

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing the HP ENVY 23 TouchSmart, our new all-in-one PC optimized for Windows 8. An ultra-powerful PC with intuitive touch in a sleek, space-saving design. Enjoy entertainment for the entire household, with everything from Beats Audio to video chat in HD. Bring magic to life, with a touch.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://shopping.hp.com/en_US/home-office/-/products/Desktops/HP-ENVY-TouchSmart/C1A83AV?HP-ENVY-23-d060qd-TouchSmart-All-in-One-Desktop-PC

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7-3770S
Processor speed 3100.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor All-in-One
Display size 23.0 inches
Display type multi-touch LCD
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce GT 630M
Graphics Memory 2048.0 GB
Storage
Drives included 1.0
General Information
UPC Code 887111258113
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Memory
Memory size 12.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Wireless Keyboard

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory All in One
Overall Rating
Worldbench Score 72.0
Worldbench Version 8
Start Up
Start Up 22.2   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMARK 1543.0   score (higher is better)
Web Performance
Peacekeeper 2966.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 2156.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 83.7   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 279.8   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 151.5   seconds (lower is better)
Encoding Audio 203.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 13.6   Watt hours
Idle power usage 52.6   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 1126.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark 11, 1920x1080 Extreme 329.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 17.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, High Quality, 1920x1080 21.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 1029.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 9.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, High Quality, 1920x1080 10.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 22.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 13.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, High Quality, 1920x1080 21.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 76.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
TouchXPRT
Beautify Photo Album 1.74   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Beautify Photo Album 28.72   seconds (lower is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 0.68   Collages/sec (Higher is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 10.3   seconds (lower is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 1.6   X (higher is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 54.23   seconds (lower is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 169.6   X (higher is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 10.55   seconds (lower is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 4.65   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 10.75   seconds (lower is better)