Friday, August 20, 2010

HP Pavilion p6540f Review
When we got our first glimpse of the $699.99 HP Pavilion p6540f, we were taken aback. It's the first HP Pavilion we’ve seen in a long time that doesn't use the Pavilion line’s unmistakable design aesthetic of an all-black chassis with silver highlights. Instead, the p6540f has a gray faceplate ("Magnesium Gray," according to HP). If HP is finally letting its guard down and allowing some design variation to creep into its desktop products, gray is as good a place to start as any. With a PC, of course, looks will only get you so far—it’s mostly what’s inside that counts. And the p6540f is powered by capable components that make the system a worthy mainstream PC...