Reviews generally rate HP Pavilion desktop computers highly. The Pavilion 300-020 Mini, the Pavilion All-in-One and the Pavilion 500 012xt are three models that have received positive reviews from CNet, TechRadar and TopTen Reviews, respectively.
CNet praises the Pavilion 300-020 Mini for its CPU and hard drive options and the low price tag. The organization adds that the computer comes with wireless peripherals and that it is possible to upgrade the computer later. However, it also mentions that the computer neither includes or supports SSD drives. Customers can configure the Pavilion 300-020 Mini to have either a Pentium or a Core i3 CPU, as well as a 500-gigabyte or 1-terabyte hard drive. The computer also features an Intel HD 4400 GPU, 4 gigabytes of RAM and is compatible with 802.11n wireless networks.
Praising the Pavilion All-in-One's slim design, TechRadar mentions that the desktop computer supports powerful CPUs and provides easy access to its USB ports. Moreover, the website praises the computer for its bright screen but criticizes the plastic back. Depending on the exact configuration, the Pavilion All-in-One can feature an AMD A10 or Intel Broadwell processor. It also offers up to 16 gigabytes or RAM and 3 terabytes of storage. A keyboard with a number pad and a two-button mouse come standard with the computer.
For customers looking for a budget-friendly alternative, TopTen Reviews notes the Pavilion 500 010xt is a computer worth considering. The computer features a Core i5-3330 processor, 6 gigabytes of RAM and a 1-terabyte hard drive. The website adds that the 500 010xt offers six USB ports, an HDMI port and a media card reader.