HP Pavilion P7-1054 Desktop PC

The HP Pavilion p7-1167cb is a no-muddle, simple work area and screen pack that is ideally suited for the home—and its Core i5 processor is dependable for a couple of good years before it discernibly begins to slow.

The HP Pavilion p7-1167cb ($899.99 list at Costco) is a work area tower packaged with a 25-inch screen an ideal purchase for clients hoping to supplant their dated home PC and show. Assuming that your requirements lie in everyday usefulness and media-serious errands, such as encoding a video for your cell phone or altering pictures in Photoshop, I’d place my cash on the Pavilion p7-1167cb’s Core i5 processor. Add to that the p7-1167cb’s sweet sticker price and quicker processor, and the Editors’ Choice for midrange work areas.

The Pavilion p7-1167cb has similar dark aluminum undercarriage and reflexive plastic front board as most different pinnacles in the Pavilion line, similar to the p7-1067cb ($999.99 list, 4 stars). Emphasizing the whole design is a light at the highest point of the face board; it shines a white/blue shading when the framework is on (it gleams orange when the framework is sleeping). There’s a sliding entryway on the front board that disguises a sound and mic jack, and two USB 2.0 ports. At the top is a progression of media card openings (xD/SmartMedia, CompactFlash, SD/MMC, and Memory Stick), and polishing off the element determination toward the front of the skeleton is a DVD+-RW (with LightScribe). The back has four USB 2.0 ports, sound in and – out, a mic jack, Ethernet, and VGA and DVI-D video yields. The framework likewise accompanies coordinated 802.11n Wi-Fi.