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HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f

HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f
alaScore 85

28 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Media Centers on

52% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion Slimline S5160F Desktop PCHP Pavilion Slimline S5160F Desktop PC

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: David Murphy (

HP Pavilion Slimline S5160f Value Desktop PC Desktop Review


Blu-ray drive, TV tuner, HDMI output ; Stylish glossy black chassis

Poor overall performance ; No gigabit ethernet

The included TV tuner and Blu-ray player are the best features of this trimmed-down HP machine, but you pay a lot for them.

Nov, 2009


Expert review by: Michael Brown (

HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f


HP pitches its Pavilion Slimline s5160f desktop PC as “made for multimedia.” But if your definition of multimedia includes hardcore games, steer a wide berth around this machine. It's a capable enough computer for digital photography, music, TV, and...

Small and very quiet; includes Blu-ray drive ; TV tuner ; wireless mouse ; keyboard and lots of memory; great value for the money

Video card can't handle intense games; virtually no internal expansion opportunities; no eSATA or FireWire ports

This little machine has plenty of horsepower for everything except hardcore games.

Aug, 2009

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Matt Safford (

HP Pavilion Slimline s5160f


With its Core 2 Quad CPU and 6GB of RAM, HP's Pavilion Slimline s5160f is powerful for a small-form-factor PC. HDMI-out and a TV tuner are icing on the cake.

Small but relatively powerful; Blu-ray ROM/DVD±RW drive; generous RAM; includes digital TV tuner, Media Center remote

Minimal expandability; Wi-Fi dongle occupies a USB slot

HP markets the Pavilion Slimline s5160f as an entertainment PC, and with its TV tuner, remote control, and all its extras, it's definitely capable in that niche. But with its powerful quad-core Intel processor and 6GB of RAM, our tests show it's...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Norma the lady (

A computer and a lady.


The computer practically set up itself, all I had to do was hook it up.

Easy To Set Up


Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Adam (

Great Computer, Very versitile.


we bought this computer while making a movie for my grandparents' 50th anniversary. our old compaq presario desktop would consistently freeze and lose half of the movie, and there were only a couple days left before the surprise party! so went out and...

Accessories, Easy To Set Up, Powerful, Tv ready, Versatile

Loud, No monitor

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

There's no compromising your digital lifestyle with a compact, space-saving HP Pavilion Slimline s5100 desktop PC series that fits right into your home.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB
Per Processor Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Country Kits:United States
Model:Slimline s5160f
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion


Data Bus Speed:1333MHz


Type: None

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n (draft)

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD) / 6x (BD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.33GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Quad-Core
Processor Number:Q8200
Type:Core 2 Quad


Installed Size:6GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:750GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Media center

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce G210
Interface Type:PCI Express x16