Pros

  • Great battery life
  • Responsive touchscreen
  • Very inexpensive

Cons

  • Very, very slow
  • Chintzy network connectivity options
  • Sub-optimal keyboard

At A Glance

If you must have a notebook with a touchscreen, HP delivers a lot of computer for very little money. But you’ll need to be patient with this one’s performance.

Manufacturer’s Description

The right touch for every task. Now, the true value of touch is all in your hands. The compact, powerful HP Pavilion 11 Notebook gives you everything you need to supercharge your day – at home, at school, virtually anywhere. Touch never looked so good with optimized graphic performance and a slim, polished profile that shows off your sophisticated side.

Manufacturer’s Website

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11z-e000

The Specs

Processor
Processor type AMD A4-1250 APU
Processor speed 1000.0 MHz
Number of Cores 2.0
Display
Display size 11.6 inches
Touchscreen Yes
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset AMD HD 8210
Storage
Drive 1 size 500.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 1 speed 5400.0 RPM
General Information
UPC Code 887758517574
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • Line In 1/8
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
  • VGA
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 4.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Power
Battery Type Lithium Ion Battery
Dimensions
Width 11.4 inches
Depth 8.5 inches
Height 0.86 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.1 pounds
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Home
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 64.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Battery
Battery Life 5:06   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 24.5   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 348.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 456.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 1413.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 703.3   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1075.0   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 1651.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 624.5   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 1103.4   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
3DMark, Firestrike 197.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 1200.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Ice Storm 14190.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 75.0   score (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 14.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1024x768 3.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Bioshock Infinite, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 4.1   Watt hours
Idle power usage 8.6   Watts