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New beefy HP Pavillion desktops now available

HP are currently busy…. very busy!   But, they still somehow find the time to expand their fantastic range of desktop PC’s with three exciting new models.

These include the new Pavilion Slimline s5305z and s5350z, which are available with a range of different AMD processors and ATI Radeon or NVIDIA GeForce graphics, boasting up to 4GB of RAM and a 750GB hard drive on the s5305z, or 8GB of RAM and a massive 1.5TB of storage on the s5350z.

Then, at the other end of the spectrum you have the beefed up Pavilion Elite HPE-190t, which not only runs a lightning fast 3.33GHz Core i7-980X Extreme Edition CPU with up to 24GB of RAM alongside, up to 3TB of storage and either an ATI Radeon HD 5570 or 4850, or an NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 graphics cards – you pick!   It’s priced well though, at a huge $1,899.99… but what do you expect, with that amount of gaming tech crammed into it, we’re not surprised!!

If that’s a bit pricey for you, the s5305z and s5350z will kick off at a more respectable $299.99 and $479.99, respectively.

(via Computermonger)

iPad killer ‘The Slate’ is coming… here’s a preview!

Information, web links and pictures about HP’s so-called ‘iPad killer’ have been bouncing around tech sites for some time now.  It now suggests that HP are preparing to unleash their iPad killer (ok, too harsh… lets say rival) in the coming months, in order to knock Apple into touch.  It’s called the HP Slate. 

Few details have been leaked about this technological gizmo, however HP have been pushing that the Slate will support Flash, compared to the iPad, which doesn’t.

HP’s Phil McKinney blogged recently with the message:

“With this slate product, you’re getting a full web browsing experience in the palm of your hand. No watered-down internet, no sacrifices.”

Together with this statement HP released a video preview in order to show its fans just how much of an iPad killer (sorry again…. rival) it will be.

Ok, so the video is only 30 seconds long, but it gives you a taster of the features that aren’t packed into the iPad.  It even shows that the Slate will feature two cameras (yep, two!) one for taking photos and video recording and also a front facing camera, possibly for Skype video chat.  It also shows that their will be support for SD cards and a connection for linking up to a larger screen via HDMI. 

However, there are still no firm dates for its arrival and with Google already on the case to produce a similar piece of kit (with the Google Chrome OS tablet coming soon!) HP really need to get their skates on.

So, will the Slate be good enough to stop the iPad in its tracks?  How will it compare? 

Let us know via the comments.

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