Pros

  • Excellent general and gaming performance
  • Wide variety of connections

Cons

  • Far too pricey given the performance
  • Upgrades hampered by poor design, poor wiring

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i7 920
Processor speed 2660.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 4850
General Information
UPC Code 683728199913
Memory
Memory size 6.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 124.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 214.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 333.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 204.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 327.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 303.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 241.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 397.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 176.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 191.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 172.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 102.56   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 62.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 118.35   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 119.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 85.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 52.44   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 47.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 73.63   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 81.47   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 113.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 62.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 93.93   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 103.07   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 114.9   Frames per second (higher is better)