Summary: If you are not a serious gamer or graphics professional, the HP Pavilion 500-200t offers a lot of pluses for not a lot of dollars. It has good-to-excellent performance to start with, and the ability to grow with you (within reason) if your needs change. That's enough to earn it a Best Buy recommendation among traditional desktop computers from at least one expert reviewer.
Pros: 4th generation Intel processor, Large, fast hard drive, Low price
Cons: No open drive bays, Relatively limited connectivity, Integrated graphics