HP TouchSmart IQ500 - Hands-on

At the “Connecting Your Wold Event” in Berlin this week, HP announced one of those products - the HP Touchsmart IQ500. The slim lines of the IQ500 hide a lot of hardware - an inbuilt 22&Prime high definition widescreen display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor (T5750 or T5850), your choice of an Intel Graphics Media […]

At the “Connecting Your Wold Event” in Berlin this week, HP announced one of those products - the HP Touchsmart IQ500. The slim lines of the IQ500 hide a lot of hardware - an inbuilt 22&Prime high definition widescreen display, Intel Core 2 Duo processor (T5750 or T5850), your choice of an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 or NVIDIA GeForce 9300 M GS HD, a big hard drive and 4 gigs of RAM - that’s a lot to pack in to an integrated unit.

Two models are available soon - here’s the breakdown:

 HP TouchSmart IQ504tHP TouchSmart IQ506t
Operating System     Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bitWindows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
ProcessorIntel Core2 Duo Processor T5750Intel Core2 Duo Processor T5850
Memory4 Gb4Gb
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 with 128MB dedicated graphics memory

NVIDIA GeForce 9300 M GS HD graphics module with 256MB dedicated video memory and support for Blu-ray, and Microsoft DirectX 10

Hard Drive320GB500GB
AudioIntegrated High Definition AudioIntegrated High Definition Audio
NetworkingGigabit plus Integrated WirelessGigabit plus Integrated Wireless
Price (US$)$1249.99$1449.99
Price (UK£)£1099TBC

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