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8.1 out of 10

HP TouchSmart 520

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

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Reviews and Problems with HP TouchSmart 520

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Overall 6
6.0

Refurb -Touchscreen did not work out of the box

H. Beavers "big14 GVL KGVL", Amazon
10 November 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 "lamminusa", Amazon
5 October 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. All seemed fine until I tried to use the webcam.... No joy, I could not get it to work so I had to contact the service tech again!
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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. HP advises that they have no means to correct or replace the software,Microsoft again refers you to the computer manufacturer you then caught in an loop without solution.
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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. That said, I think Amazon is correct and HP is wrong as 1.6GHz doesn't make sense and doesn't seem to follow logic.
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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 may or may not work. The home network breaks all the time. So many times happened that my laptop and this computer suddenly don't see each other.
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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. Anyway the TouchSmart all in one models fill my modest requirements. My first TouchSmart was a 20" Model 320-1223.
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Overall 6
6.0

Hp Touchsmart

Dennis, Amazon
12 December 2011
  • 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. Will purchase the Item again as soon as the issue is resolve.
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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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