Excerpt: When we heard HP was building its latest TouchSmart with Intel’s Core i7 processor, we figured it was game-over for the competition: Lenovo and Sony use quad-cores, too, but they both tapped Intel’s Core 2 Quad. MSI picked an even less capable Core 2 Duo (and priced its machine accordingly).
Pros: Best-in-breed touch-screen; excellent webcam; IR emitter; 6GB DDR3.
Cons: Relatively slow CPU' relies on external power brick.
Excerpt: Evaluating successive generations of HP’s TouchSmart series reminds us of shopping for a new car. If you fall in love and buy this year’s model, you must never, ever visit the showroom to look at next year’s model or you’ll be hit with a bout of buyer’s remorse faster than you can say “planned...
Summary: With a claim of “ ” under its belt, HP is no stranger to touch-input technology. The company has recently integrated touch input into a number of its consumer and business product lines, such as and perhaps is most well-known for its line of TouchSmart all-in-one desktop PCs.
Summary: A decent touchscreen PC, but it’s a little too expensive for what it offers TouchSmart systems are the elder statesmen of the touchscreen world. HP has had plenty of time to perfect its touchscreens, and first impressions of the TouchSmart 600 are good.