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HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA

HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA
alaScore 88

310 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 310 reviews of HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design is also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and price get less positive comments.

usability, design, size

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the design and price are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good feedback.

usability, size, price, design

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk Desktop PC (Windows 7 Home Premium, 23-inch HD Touchscreen, Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6400, 4 GB DDR3, 1 TB SATA 3G HDD, TVHP Touchsmart 600-1050uk Desktop PC (Windows 7 Home Premium, 23-inch HD Touchscreen, Intel Core 2 Duo P7450, 4 GB DDR3, 1 TB SATA 3G HDD, Blu-ray, NVI

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 user reviews of HP Touchsmart 600-1220 WZ958EA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and design. There are some mixed opinions about the price. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, design, size

reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP TouchSmart 600-1350 All-in-One Desktop PC (Black)HP TouchSmart 600-1370 All-in-One Desktop PC - BlackHP TouchSmart 600-1150 All-in-One PC (Black)

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HP TouchSmart 600-1155 Review

 

When we heard HP was building its latest TouchSmart with Intel's Core i7 processor, we figured it was game-over for the competition: Lenovo and Sony use quad-cores, too, but they both tapped Intel's Core 2 Quad. MSI picked an even less capable Core 2...

Best-in-breed touch-screen; excellent webcam; IR emitter; 6GB DDR3

Relatively slow CPU; relies on external power brick

All four machines feature integrated webcams, but the one built into the TouchSmart delivered far superior image quality and it tilts, so you can use it seated or standing. All four machines come with TV tuners, but only HP thought to include an IR...

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HP TouchSmart 600-1055

 

Evaluating successive generations of HP's TouchSmart series reminds us of shopping for a new car. If you fall in love and buy this year's model, you must never, ever visit the showroom to look at next year's model or you'll be hit with a bout of...

Blu-ray drive; HDMI input; improved touchscreen UI; touch-optimized third-party apps

Weak benchmark performance; integrated audio amp needs more power

We had refrained from benchmarking all-in-one machines until Dell sent us its XPS One 24 (May 2009), which came with an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 desktop CPU; so it’s only fair that we benchmark HP’s offering, too. (We still don’t run our gaming...

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HP TouchSmart 600 Quad

 

Competition is stiff in the category of big-screen all-in-one PCs. TV tuners and large hard drives are becoming standard features, as manufacturers attempt to displace televisions in dorm rooms and cramped bedrooms with high-definition-capable,...

Impressive audio performance ; Extensive media connectivity ; Strong general performance

Middling Webcam quality

HP's latest TouchSmart packs a punch, delivering strong media-theater functionality and the line's signature TouchSmart style.

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HP TouchSmart 600

 

HP's top-of-the-line third-generation TouchSmart touchscreen PC should keep the line front and center for consumers looking for an all-in-one running a Microsoft operating system. Its sharp design, surprising utility, and inspired suite of touchscreen...

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 input for game consoles

Touchscreen is still just a smidge finicky ; Middling processor and graphics card could do with an upgrade ; It’s still a bit costly

HP’s latest all-in-one touchscreen PC, the TouchSmart 600-1055, boasts impressive upgrades to both form and function.

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HP TouchSmart 600

 

The HP TouchSmart 600 shows how getting an early jump on unproven technology can pay off. HP was first to market with a touch-based all-in-one PC more than two years ago. Now that Windows 7 has spurred almost every major desktop vendor toward...

Matches Sony in capability to connect and switch between external video sources easily; Recipe Box touch program best kitchen app we've seen; smart touch app partnerships with Hulu, Twitter, and Netflix; loud enough to fill a room

Slow performance; touch input suffers from occasional unresponsiveness

If HP's TouchSmart 600 won't at least get you thinking about the idea of bringing a PC into your kitchen, the concept truly has no hope. With well-thought-out touch apps, a wide, easy-to-use array of digital media features, and an attractive, flexible...

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HP TouchSmart 600 Desktop Review

 

1080p screen, Blu-ray drive, HDTV tuner ; Excellent custom touch-enabled applications

Weak graphics performance ; Limited upgradability

This third-generation TouchSmart PC is boosted by Windows 7's gesture support, but HP's custom multitouch software is even more impressive.

Editor's Choice!

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HP TouchSmart 600-1055 PC

 

The HP TouchSmart 600-1055 PC ($1,599 list) is HP's third generation of TouchSmart PCs for the home. HP pioneered touch computing for the home and each successive generation has gotten better. The latest model combines HP's Touch experience with...

Blu-ray player. True 1080p HD. Ambient Lighting. Bluetooth and 802.11 b/g/n. Minimal bloatware. Kitchen friendly. Very adjustable. Wireless everything but power and TV. HDMI and game inputs

Only 60-day subscription to Norton Internet Security. Some competitors offer Quad Core at this price point. $100-200 more expensive than rivals

The HP TouchSmart 600-1055 PC is HP's top-of-the-line Windows 7 PC that shows how touch screen interfaces are going mainstream.

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HP TouchSmart 600 Review – Part II

 

In case you missed it, Check out Part I of the HP TouchSmart 600 Review Using th e HP TouchSmart 600 as a CD/Digital Music Player/Stereo It's not ...

Beautiful and intuitive touch based software suite, display is bright and colorful, powerful speaker system, manages to cover all of your entertainment needs in one package

The display is a fingerprint magnet, unfortunately not every cable customer will be able to take advantage of the DVR functions

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HP TouchSmart 600 All-In-One PC Review

 

With a claim of “nearly 30-years of touch innovation” under its belt, HP is no stranger to touch-input technology. The company has recently integrated touch input into a number of its consumer and business product lines, such as tablets and displays...

There is one last performance metric to mention, and it is one that more and more people are becoming concerned with: power consumption. We can’t tell you how owning a TouchSmart 600 is going to impact your carbon footprint, but we can tell you how...

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HP TouchSmart 600-1055 Review

 

HP TouchSmart 600-1055 reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the HP TouchSmart 600-1055 and comparisons to other Gaming Computers

Terrific multimedia features, including Blu-ray drive and HDTV tuner; Great speakers; Good touch applications; Sleek styling

So-so performance for the price; Touch interface still rough in spots; Not appropriate for gaming

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: Yes
TV Card:DVB-T / No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:6 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Not Applicable / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA+ / WUXGA

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition:No / Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
Product Type:AIO
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:AIO

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce G200 / GeForce GT 230
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / nVidia
Chipset Type:45GM / HM57 / Unknown
Hyper Threading:No / Yes
Processor:Core 2 Duo / CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I5-430M / I5-460M / P7450 / T6400
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