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Overall, the HP TouchSmart 520 is a really nice all-in-one and probably one of the best I’ve spent time with thus far, with a classy design and a powerful processor that ensures it will remain relevant for several years. A system like this would likely work best as a family PC, an office replacement where mid-level content creation happens or a college dorm room where space is extremely limited. quote


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PC Mag Dec 12, 2011

The HP TouchSmart 520-1070 all-in-one desktop PC isn't for the budget set, but a quad-core Intel processor, 2TB hard drive, and a slew of entertainment features make it a worthwhile purchase.

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6.0
CNET Nov 7, 2011

The TouchSmart 520-1050y is not a bad computer, and it's even mostly competitive next to similar all-in-ones in its price range. But simple math dictates that I can't recommend this retail-only model when you can find the exact same configuration on HP.com for $50 less.

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9.0
Maximum PC May 27, 2012

HP was offering a $300 instant rebate on this machine at press time, taking its online price down to just $1,200. That’s an exceptional price for a computer this powerful.

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8.0
TechSpot Mar 19, 2012

Overall, the HP TouchSmart 520 is a really nice all-in-one and probably one of the best I’ve spent time with thus far, with a classy design and a powerful processor that ensures it will remain relevant for several years.

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8.0
Computer Shopper Dec 22, 2011

No matter how you configure the TouchSmart 520, you’ll get a well-designed entertainment PC with a crisp 23-inch display, booming audio, and the best touch software going.

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6.0
T3 Nov 10, 2011

We’re yet to be convinced that touchscreens are the way to go with Windows 7, especially with touch-focused Windows 8 just around the corner. But the TouchSmart still succeeds thanks to a bright, highly-detailed screen and a great audio performance.

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8.0
HotHardware Jan 23, 2012

In this economy, the TouchSmart 520 is a bit steep at $1,400 direct from HP, though it's often marked down several hundred Benjamins via other retailers and HP itself, bringing the price down closer to $1,200. Either way, this is a solid machine for the money and a great example of how to build an...

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8.0
Gadget Review Mar 20, 2012

The HP TouchSmart nails it! Its not only a fine all-in-one PC. It’s also a ridiculously entertaining touch based PC, with just about everything you will need to complete tasks, get work done and play your favorite media.

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