Pros

  • Compact Size
  • Reasonably priced

Cons

  • Slow performance
  • Limited expansion

At A Glance

This stylish, small-format desktop computer excels as a media center system but it's too sluggish for gamers.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30700
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo E4500
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 22.0 inches
Included monitor No
Monitor model number HP w2207
Display type LCD
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Nvidia GeForce 8500GT
Video Bus PCI Express
Video Memory Type DDR2
Storage
Raid type none
Drive size 500.0 GB
Expansion slots
Open PCI Express X16 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI slots 1.0
Open PCI Express X1 Slots 0.0
Number of PCI-Express Slots 1.0
Ports and Connections
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 2048.0 MB
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Speed 6.0
Optical Drive Type BD-R/RE/HD DVD-ROM
Included Drives 1
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Case
Chassis style Compact
External Drive Bays 1.0
Internal Drive Bays 1.0

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 88.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 299.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 368.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 292.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 446.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 400.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 741.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 253.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 513.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 237.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 379.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor