Pros

  • Inexpesive and well designed

Cons

  • Middling CPU performance; slow graphics

At A Glance

Affordable price and a very small footprint make this basic PC attractive for modest computing tasks in small spaces.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EG199AA
Inventory Number 24723
Processor
Processor type Intel Celeron M 370
Processor speed 1500.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP vs17
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Intel 915GV
Video Bus Integrated
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 200.0 GB
Other storage Four-in-one media-card reader
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 0.0
Ports and Connections
Four-in-one media card reader or Four-in-one media-card reader 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x4)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front)
  • FireWire Port (rear)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)
Slots 0
Parallel Port No
Memory
Memory size 512.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 4.0
Optical Drive Type DVD±R DL/DVD±RW
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home
Case
Chassis style Compact
External Drive Bays 1.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
World Bench 5 Score 69.0
World Bench 5 Word Score Poor
Office Productivity
WinZip 456.0
Mozilla 634.0
Microsoft Office XP 605.0
Multitasking 1072.0
Content Creation
Adobe Premiere 566.0
Roxio VideoWave 531.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 810.0
Ahead Nero 772.0
Windows Media Encoder 587.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 928.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 700.0
Adobe Photoshop 466.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 510.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Comments The LCD does not support 1600x1200
Overall Graphics Score Fair
Doom 3, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 3.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 4.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 5.24   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 29.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 36.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 37.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1280 by 1024, 32-Bit 31.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 45.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 64.0   Frames per second (higher is better)