Pros

  • Great performance for the category
  • Ample USB connectivity

Cons

  • Limited upgrade potential
  • Little connection diversity

At A Glance

HP has strapped a speedy Sandy Bridge CPU into an antiquated system design, delivering strong performance for a business-class desktop, but not much else.

Manufacturer’s Description

Genuine Windows 7 Professional 32 bit 135w Active Pfc 87% Efficient Intel Core� I3 2100 Processor Intel� q67 2gb PC3 10600 Sodimm Memory 250gb Sata 2.5 7.2k Hard Drive Intel Hd Graphics Supermulti Lightscribe Dvd Write Integrated Realtek Alc261 High Definition Audio Intel 82579lm Gbe Integrated Network Connection 3 Years Parts, Labor And Onsite Service Standard Warranty. Certain Restrictions And Exclusions Apply.�

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2.7 MHz
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Secondary Graphics Chipset HD
General Information
UPC Code 886112798536
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces DisplayPort
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 140.0
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 176.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 151.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 276.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 294.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 228.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 153.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 373.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 166.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 213.0
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 34.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 16.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 13.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 7.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 28.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 11.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 6.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 8.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 21.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 12.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 11.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 6.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1920x1200 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 2560x1600 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 22.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1680x1050 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1920x1200 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 2560x1600 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)