Pros

  • Built-in Wireless-N networking
  • TV tuner
  • Excellent price-to-performance ratio

Cons

  • 10/100 ethernet connection
  • Limited upgrade potential

At A Glance

It’s small, it’s inexpensive, and it’s not upgradable--but why would you want to rip the Blu-ray player out of this superskinny system anyway? The networking, however, is another story.

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP Slimline offers a good PC where space is at a premium. Perfect for a small space or dorm room, it can handle all your computing needs, like e-mail, word processing and more. And the Slimline is flexible, so you can easily add or upgrade features and functions. The HP Slimlines sleek, modern styling, with chrome and accent lighting, looks good in any room.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

General Information
UPC Code 885631489369

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 119.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 234.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 204.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 392.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 330.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 335.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 193.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 228.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 258.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 51.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 23.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 18.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 10.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 42.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 23.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 18.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 10.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 25.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 10.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 25.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 13.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 10.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 12.7   Frames per second (higher is better)