Did quite a bit of comparison shopping looking for a desktop replacement. I wanted a unit with decent computing power and features for the money. I've owned HP products in the past and had good success with them. Came across this model and was impressed. It had all the features I was looking for and more like Blu-Ray, wireless LAN, separate graphics card (vs. builtin), CORE i5 processor, wireless mouse and keyboard all in a slim line package that was ready to ship. This computer has more power than some larger desktops costing much more. I ordered directly from HP to avoid any issue with warranty or returns, etc as other users reported from other retailers and it was actually cheaper at HP anyway. So far I'm very happy with this purchase and HP was quick to ship the unit. I had it in a few days and was up and running in a matter of about 15 minutes.