With the launch of HP Pavilion 20-b323w, HP has made an aggressive move into the budget All-in-one PC segment. This All-in-One Desktop PC will serve as an inexpensive home computer. However, user can’t expect high end computing from this machine but it will be able to handle day to day work efficiently with its AMD E1-1500 Accelerated Processor, 4GB Memory and 500 GB hard drive. HP 20-b323w comes with wireless Chiclet style keyboard with volume control, Windows 8 hot key and a Wireless mouse. It has been priced at around $350 (Walmart price). The low price comes with some compromises, which is justified looking at its price-features ratio. HP Pavilion 20-b323w comes with low end processor which supports basic computing only and is not suitable for CPU intensive tasks. However, this All-in-One Desktop PC from HP comes with impressive connectivity features. Read further to know more about its features.
HP Pavilion 20-b323w specification and performance
HP Pavilion 20-b323w All-in-One Desktop PC comes with entry level AMD E1-1500 APU, a dual core processor, which operates with 1.48 GHz. It comes with 1MB of L2 RAM. The APU is integrated with AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphics. The processor does not have remarkable features but you will hardly get a PC around $350 with all these features. It is easy to recommend this model to anyone looking for a basic All-in-one basic desktop. Those who are looking for a desktop PC for typing documents, browsing internet and some social media interaction, it will be a perfect choice.
The design of the HP 20-b323w is average. There are plenty of ports offered with this PC. 2 USB 3.0, media card reader and audio combo jack are placed on the side of the machine, while 4 USB 2.0, one line out and 1 DC in are located on the rear of the machine. The memory card reader supports SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick, Select, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick MagicGate. There is a 720p HD webcam housed in the bezel, which is a common feature among most of the all-in-one desktops.
Pavilion 20-b323w comes with 4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz memory which can be expanded up to 16 GB. It offers 500GB 7200RPM Serial ATA hard drive. 20” diagonal widescreen HD LED backlit display offers 1600×900 pixel resolution. It does not have a touch screen and it does not support Full HD playback. It is not reasonable to expect such features in an All-in-one desktop at this price.
Audio is supported by DTS Sound + and inbuilt speakers. It comes with SuperMulti DVD Burner. There is PCI-E x1 mini socket slot.
For Network connectivity this HP Pavilion model offers Fast Ethernet for wired connectivity and 802.11 a/b/g/n n featuring Single-band (2.4Ghz) for wireless connections. No Bluetooth support available.
Pros of HP Pavilion 20-b323w All-in-One Desktop PC
USB 3.0 ports
Cons of HP Pavilion 20-b323w All-in-One Desktop PC
No touch screen feature
No Full HD display