Pros

  • Excellent storage capacity
  • Expansive connectivity

Cons

  • Price out of sync with performance
  • Upgrading challenges worsened by poor wiring

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
Processor speed 2500.0 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon HD 4850
General Information
UPC Code 884420456087
Memory
Memory size 8192.0 MB

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 107.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 274.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 374.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 340.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 353.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 224.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 371.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 205.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1024x768 115.66   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1680x1050 116.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 1920x1200 100.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Medium 2560x1600 62.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1024x768 76.78   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1680x1050 76.79   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 1920x1200 74.54   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3 Highest 2560x1600 52.08   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 2560x1600 48.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1920x1200 73.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1680x1050 79.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars High 1024x768 85.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 2560x1600 63.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1920x1200 85.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1680x1050 85.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Enemy Territory Quake Wars Normal 1024x768 86.13   Frames per second (higher is better)