Where to buy?

  • Micro Center (best deal): HP Pavilion 580-137c Desktop Computer Refurbished; AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Processor 3.0GHz; AMD Radeon RX 550 4GB GDDR5; 16GB DDR4-2400 RAM; 1TB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
  • Costco: HP Performance Pavilion 580-137c Desktop – AMD Ryzen 7 – 4GB Graphics Item #1181807





  • Limited space for video card expansion (<8.5″) due to dumb ODD design
  • No PCIe auxiliary power connector, 6-pin or 8-pin
  • One unoccupied 2.5″/3.5″ bay, with perfectly located SATA power connector, for SSD/HDD expansion
  • One unoccupied M.2 slot for SSD expansion
  • THE worst OEM keyboard and mouse combo I’ve used. See my Envy 750 review for more info
  • DDR4-2400, not DDR4-2666 as maximally supported by Ryzen 7


Hardware detection and identification


UserBenchmarks: Game 28%, Desk 60%, Work 62%
CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700 – 83%
GPU: AMD Radeon RX 550 – 21.5%
HDD: Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB – 98%
RAM: Samsung M378A1K43CB2-CRC 2x8GB – 86.9%
MBD: HP Pavilion Power Desktop 580-137c