Pros

  • Integrates HD DVD-ROM drive
  • Has built-in TV tuner

Cons

  • No room to expand
  • No room to expand

At A Glance

The m7690n includes an HD DVD drive, but this adds to its high price; the HD DVD's integration with Media Center is kludgy.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E6400
Processor speed 2130.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 22.0 inches
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 7600 GT
General Information
UPC Code 882780664319
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Case
Chassis style Tower (Midsize)

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 126.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Good
Office Productivity
Mozilla 316.0
Microsoft Office XP 497.0
WinZip 241.0
Multitasking 390.0
Content Creation
Musicmatch Jukebox 441.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 251.0
Roxio VideoWave 234.0
Adobe Photoshop 276.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 277.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 507.0
Ahead Nero 255.0
Windows Media Encoder 249.0
Adobe Premiere 355.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Good
Doom 3 with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 64.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3 with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 77.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 112.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 119.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 79.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry with AA, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 115.42   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 131.51   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 146.68   Frames per second (higher is better)