HP Desktop Reviews – HP TouchSmart IQ526 All-in-one Touch-Screen Desktop

Specifications: If you are bored of the common all-in-one Apple iMac desktops, you should consider getting the HP TouchSmart IQ526 desktop. It is much more than just a all-in-one desktop as it also features a touch-screen monitor. This model comes complete with a wireless mouse and keyboard.

The HP TouchSmart IQ526 desktop comes with a 2.2Ghz processor, 4GB of RAM and a whopping 640GB hard drive. For graphics, it is powered by a NVIDIA GeForce 9300GS graphics card. For connectivity, this model comes with 802.11b/g/b wi-fi, Bluetooth, 5 USB ports and a series of standard connectors. The 22-inch display is a touch-screen and has a 1440 x 900 resolution.

Design: Overall, the HP TouchSmart IQ526 desktop is generally black in color. The display/CPU unit measures at 4.3 x 26.2 x 19.4 inches and weighs around 35 pounds. The display/CPU unit leads backwards and is held up by a stand behind it, much like a picture frame. It rests on two tiny transparent stands on its side.

Features & Performance: The combination of powerful specs that includes a powerful graphics processor makes the HP TouchSmart IQ526 desktop competent desktop model for above average computing tasks. It was generally speedy and was flawless in running heavy applications. The touch-screen feature was very fun to use, but not as responsive as those on an iPhone or iPod touch. Nevertheless it was quick enough to be effective. The powerful specs, touch-screen feature and stylish (and slim) good looks make it a very versatile desktop. It would make a wonderful addition to the kitchen, living room or any workspace. Whether you are looking to get a stylish yet powerful desktop for work or play, the HP TouchSmart IQ526 desktop would make a good buy. It currently costs around $1096 each, a great price for an all-in-one desktop of this class.

Source by Troy Richards

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