More and more small spaced desktops have been introduced into the market by different manufactures. These gadgets have the advantage that they offer some very good specifications and also they occupy very little space. So in places where space is a major factor; such as in offices this gadget is an apt device.
HP Slimline s5-1060 is a desktop comes with a size, somewhat in between a nettop and an entry level desktop. It packs in some pretty amazing specs and features in its small cabinet.
- 2.9 GHz Intel i5-2310 dual core processor
- 6GB RAM
- AMD Radeon HD 6450 graphics card,512 MB of graphics memory
- 1 TB hard drive
- Blue-Ray optical drive
- Dimensions: 12.28 x 6.21 x 15.43 inches (H x W x D)
- 802.11n Wi-Fi
- Graphics option won’t satisfy those hardcore gamers
- Few upgrade option
- Lots of bloatware
The device is very well packed with a lot of features and all of this is incorporated at a very small area as compared to other desktops. The PC tower has a dual colour glossy plastic finish and its features are accentuated by the presence of LED indicator lights. The power button too has a blue back light and all in all the tower looks amazing. The Blu-Ray drive is vertically oriented and the eject button is placed just below it. As we go down we can see additional connectivity options including two USB 2.0 ports and a memory card reader along with a head phone jack. The memory card reader is compatible with all the common types of memory cards including SD, SDHC and MMC cards.
There are a lot of connectivity options at the back side of the Slimline s5-1060 too. They include 4 other USB 2.0 ports and different audio and video connecting ports including one for connecting a TV antenna. The integrated TV tuner lets you browse through and watch the different channels available. This makes it a complete entertainment device.
The Wi-Fi support means that you can access the internet even if direct cable connection is not available. That is you can tuck away your cable modem and router someplace else and still get access to internet. There is also an option where you can connect in a HP’s IR sensor so that you can couple the desktop with a HP media centre remote control.
The performance of the Slimline s5-1060 is pretty well impressive. Since it packs in a good processor and lots of system memory, intensive tasks can be done with much ease. Slimline s5-1060 has a price tag of more than Rs.35, 000/- in India.