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HP TouchSmart 520
7.1 out of 10

HP TouchSmart 520

Our redesigned TouchSmart 520-1070 Desktop PC is light, thin, Read more

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Reviews and Problems with HP TouchSmart 520

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Overall 6
6.0

service problems

Boris Terlecky, Amazon
2 October 2012
  • Summary: This appears to be a good product.The problem of mine is that the Media center does not find the satelite signal. HP repaired the tuner howewer it still does not work. The problem appears to be with the software and there the real problem starts.
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Overall 6
6.0

Processor speed? 2.8Ghz vs. 1.6Ghz for HP 520-1070

jkrash, Amazon
25 July 2012
  • Summary: I'm confused on the correct process speed. Amazon site states "Intel Core i7 Processor 2.8GHz", and HP site states "Intel Core i7 Processor 1.6GHz" for the HP 520-1070. I called HP and they stated "that's why you buy direct vs. via a reseller" because our information is accurate and from the source.
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Overall 6
6.0

No Linux

pl11, Amazon
26 May 2012
  • Summary: Bought this computer, and installed Ubuntu Linux. Linux doesn't work. It is not my first installation, and Ubuntu worked on previous computers. Tried to reinstall, to no avail. It is bad by itself, and also, if Linux doesn't work, this means that the computer is non-standard, and any other software...
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Overall 6
6.0

Hp Touchsmart

Dennis, Amazon
27 April 2012
  • Summary: Purchased the Hp Touchsmart 520-1030 from amazon it's a functional very well put together computer, all worked well except the internet explorer, it would open some web sites and not others. Tech support was helpful but the issue could not be resolved. Had to return the product.
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Overall 6
6.0

Refurb -Touchscreen did not work out of the box

H. Beavers, Amazon
27 April 2012
  • Summary: Unit had to be returned to maker for repair; a 2 week elapsed time exercise. PC is fine upon return. It appeared that this was not its' first trip back to HP. Feel it is not worth the savings to buy a refurb in terms of time and frustration.
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Overall 6
6.0

HP Touchsmart 520-1030

David Lammin, Amazon
27 April 2012
  • Summary: It was disappointing when the new PC arrived because it would not boot up. After contacting the HP service tech online he had to talk me through removing the hard drive and re-installing it so that it would re-set. Apparently it ha become dislodged during shipment.
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Overall 6
6.0

WHAT'S MISSING

Ron Molinaro, Amazon
18 March 2012
  • Summary: This is my fourth TouchSmart, maybe because I'm not to smart. All I want or need is a good dependable computer that is as portable as possible to haul twice a year to our second home. Like a big screen and speed is nice, but have never used the touch screen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice, but too much glare

NMH D., Newegg
11 January 2012
  • Summary: My boss purchased this over Christmas break and was so excited to get it back to the office. He also purchased 1 for his family's use at home. For him it's great because he doesn't know much about computers and technology.
  • Pros: Compact design, eliminates many wires, easy set-up and start up for the novice.
  • Cons: WAY too much screen glare. The screen is so bright and it reflects almost as much as a mirror. In fact, in my office, it is really difficult to work with because I am constantly seeing my reflection and that of the objects behind me. It's nice and new and fast, but I can't use it because it gives...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Tony Torres, Cnet.co.uk
28 March 2013
  • Summary: I going to say as simple as possible do not buy this PC if you are going to use it for gaming such Star Craft, etc.
  • Pros: Its a great product!! to be honest!
  • Cons: It lack of a good graphic card!
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