HP Pavilion 792

HP's expensive, high-end Pavilion comes with a large LCD monitor and serves video and gaming tasks well

What's hot: With the Pavilion 792's colossal hard drive, DVD+RW/+R/CD-RW drive, and 32X/10X/40X CD-RW drive, storage options abound for everything from archiving data to burning MP3s to saving vacation videos. (Note that although the DVD+RW drive can handle CD-RW writes as quickly as the separate CD-RW drive, it writes to CD-R at a slower 12X.) A front-mounted FireWire port, located behind a hinged door, makes transferring video from digital camcorders to the PC easy.

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