Gaming PCs from HP are known for their affordability and decent durability. You can get a desktop tower that can hold all of the hardware you need to get the right amount of performance for your favorite games for well under $1,000. The HP Pavilion TG01-2260xt even has enough room for additional hardware for upgrades.
Most of today’s popular games will run well – even if you buy one of the cheaper configurations. In addition to playing games, many people use this desktop and similar ones. Its appearance is relatively standard and straightforward, not at all like the overly flashy gaming computers we’re all used to. However, there are options to customize the LED lights if you want to add a bit of personality.
It’s ideal for more casual gamers who want to play for fun and not intensive streaming on the highest settings possible. Also, energy efficiency and sustainability are always a considerable part of HP’s processes. Therefore, pavilion gaming desktops are built with energy efficiency in mind. As for the power supply, the HP Pavilion TG01-2260xt comes with either 350-W Gold efficiency or a 500-W Bronze efficiency, depending on the specific model.
Expansion slots include 2 x M.2, 1 x PCIe x16, and 1 x PCIe x1. Additionally, an HP 3-in-1 memory card reader comes with this desktop. There are several external I/O ports for connecting other devices, synching, and charging. Enjoy listening to music, miscellaneous audio, game sound effects, and more with the 5.1 surround sound technology.
HP Pavilion TG01-2260xt Specifications
What about the memory, processor, graphics, etc.? To give you an idea of what to expect, here are the HP Pavilion TG01-2260xt’s specs with the lowest-priced configuration:
- Processor: Intel Core i5 (11400) / 6-cores / 2.6-GHz to 4.4-GHz with turbo boost / 12MB L3 cache
- OS: Windows 11 Home or Pro
- Storage: 256GB – 1TB SSD / optional Intel Optane memory (32GB)
- Optional secondary storage drive: HDD 1TB – 2TB
- Memory: 8GB / 12GB / 32GB
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super 1650 or 1660 / GeForce RTX 3060
- Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN technology
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics have 4GB (1650) GDDR6 dedicated graphics memory and 6GB (1660) GDDR6 dedicated. The RTX 3060 graphics card comes with 12GB GDDR6 dedicated graphics memory and LHR and HDMI and DP display connectors.
As for its size, the HP Pavilion TG01-2260xt weighs 13.14-lb, making it more compact (yet just as capable performance-wise) than a typical gaming tower and measures 6.12-in X 12.09-in X 13.28-in (W x D x H).