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HP TouchSmart 600 Review

  • Huge, gorgeous, 16:9 1080p screen.
  • TouchSmart suite delivers some excellent programs…
  • Svelte and attractive design.
  • Doubles nicely as a PVR/TV, complete with HDMI…
  • Touchscreen is still just a smidge finicky.
  • Middling processor and graphics card could do with…
  • It’s still a bit costly.
Our Score 8
User Score 0

HP Pavilion s3020n Slimline Review

  • Strong AMD processor; 2000MHz system bus; runs…
  • No DVI output; cheap PS/2 ball mouse; 512MB base…
Our Score 7.5
User Score 5

Gateway 610XL Review

  • Looks great
  • extremely powerful
  • and simple to use
  • Integrated WiFi card may be buggy on some wireless…
  • but is fixed through a driver update
Our Score 9
User Score 4

HP Firebird 802 Review

  • Attractive and compact case; ultra quiet;…
  • Very little expandability; slightly above average…
Our Score 8.5
User Score 10

Gateway FX6800-01e Review

  • Outstanding gaming and desktop performance; good…
  • Cheap accessories; preloaded trialware; random…
Our Score 7
User Score 7

FIC Condor Review

  • Very innovative design
  • plenty of room for hardware components
  • good cooling
  • Weak power supply
  • no FireWire support
  • flimsy door latches
Our Score 7
User Score 10

ASUS M70AD-US003S review

  • Compact and conveniently-placed front ports
  • Strong processor and graphics performance
  • Includes backup power supply, wireless charging
  • Supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Cool, quiet and efficient
  • Good value
  • Could use more USB 3.0 ports
  • Limited upgradability
Our Score 9.5
User Score 0

Samsung Series 7 All in One Review

  • Attractive design
  • Gesture control
  • Utilities include Start menu replacement
  • Connects easily to other Samsung devices for media…
  • Difficult port placement
  • Touchscreen lowers display quality
  • Below average performance
Our Score 7.5
User Score 0

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