HP Pavilion 500-260ea PC Reviews: Windows 8 Computer

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This desktop computer is a good all rounder.

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8.1 out of 10 based on 11 reviews.
HP Pavilion 500-260ea with AMD A10-6700 3.7 GHz , 8GB of Memory and 2000GB Storage on Windows 8. DVD See full product description

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Tom, Keen gamer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Runs runescape sooo much smoother
Turns on quick compared to my previous pc
Bad points:
Nothing bad, but going to be fitting a better graphics card in though:)
Overall rating 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Feb 2014

Richard, Music & entertainment fan

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Wireless keyboard and mouse are rubbish
Overall rating 6.0
Build Quality 7.0
Design 8.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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2 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 07 Mar 2014

Vera, Farnham General user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Quiet and fast
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Mar 2014

Product Features

Operating system Windows 8
RAM (Gigabytes) 8
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 2000
Processor brand AMD
Processor series A10-6700
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 3.7
Graphics card brand nVidia GeForce
Graphics card model number GTX645
Built-in disc drive DVD
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Connections USB 3.0
Connections USB 2.0
Connections HDMI
Connections DisplayPort
Connections DVI
Connections Wi-Fi
Connections Ethernet
Connections Bluetooth 4.0
Number of USB ports 6

Manufacturer's Description

Discover the expansive world of PC gaming with the powerful HP Pavilion 500-260ea.

Gaming with Windows
Windows 8.1 is the perfect OS for serious gaming. Pared back and less demanding on resources than previous editions, it lets your components work on what’s important.

Whether you use a touchscreen monitor or prefer a mouse and keyboard, navigating the new home screen is as simple as a swipe or click. You even get the choice between a customisable new home screen and the more familiar traditional desktop display.

The new Start Screen features Live Tiles, handy windows into your favourite programs and games that deliver important info and updates straight to your desktop – perfect for chatting or keeping up to date with stats on the fly.

Powerful processing
You needn’t worry about performance capabilities as the 500-260ea features a high-powered quad-core AMD A10-6700 APU. While the everyday clock speed of 3.7 GHz is enough to take care of most demanding tasks, an incredible Turbo Core frequency of 4.3 GHz is achievable should it be required.

Multitasking and demanding processes are aided by 8 GB of RAM and the processor’s 4 MB cache. So whether you need an efficient working environment or serious processing power for high-end gaming, you can rely on the Pavilion 500.

Serious storage
Storage is provided by a colossal 2 TB hard drive that’s perfect all your games, software and media.

Backing up is simple too thanks to the six USB ports, two of which are super-fast USB 3.0. Delivering far faster transfer speeds than previous generations, USB 3.0 back-up even the biggest of files to external storage devices in no time at all.

Ready to game
Whether you’re intrigued by the expansive world of MMOs or want the immediate action of a blockbuster FPS, you can discover the exciting world of PC gaming right out of the box courtesy of an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 645 graphics card.

Capable of playing most popular modern games on medium to high settings, it’s the perfect step onto the ladder of serious PC gaming.

Easily upgraded
You can enjoy the performance and speeds of the 500-260ea for longer as upgrading is easy courtesy of four PCI Express ports.

Perfect for graphics cards, sounds cards and any other internal components you may find yourself needing in the future, it’s easy to add and upgrade hardware as you see fit.

Quick connections
Connecting to your monitor is easy thanks to HDMI, DisplayPort and DVI connections that support immersive multi-monitor set-ups.

Getting online is straightforward too with both built-in WiFi and a gigabit Ethernet port.

Enjoy home computing without boundaries with the high-performance HP Pavilion 500-260ea Desktop PC.

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