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HP 400-214

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP 400-214 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Still learning to use it but appears to do all I am needing it to.

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We are having trouble with this computer.


Sometimes it will let you click on the icons and sometimes you are out of luck. I have to try another time. The mouse disappears when leaves the screen and it takes a while to get it back. This computer has not worked properly from day 1. Very...

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Not even worth $340


The processor is extremely slow. Even for basic functions it just takes forever. HP's fingersprint scanner kicked in 4 weeks into owning the computer and wouldn't allow access. We have no fingerprint scanner in our home and one didn't come with the...


Speed, windows 8, and HP fingerprint scanner


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The unit must have been on the floor for some time. I still do not have all of the junk out that somebody put on it. For example, even after I all of the set-ups, I still find Ohio locations on Apps. I feel that you should have erased the drive, before...


Service from MS

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Not a bad computer for low processing needs. Good for everyday computing, not so much for photo editing or heavier tasks.This product is... A nice compact sizeAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails

Very affordable

does not handle anything but simple processing tasks - slow when load increases

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Wife was not happy with internet speed


computer was returned for a Dell which had a much better processor.This product is... slowAbout me... Technology guru, Comfortable with technology


internet reaction time

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Ok for normal internet surfing


Was looking for a reasonable PC for the family to use at home for basic internet usage, tried to save some money wish I would of opted for model Alittle higher very slow!This product is... quiet, Attractive designAbout me... Budget Conscious, Parent...

Good price

Not fast

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Computer had issues


Could not do anything on the internet without locking up. Returned and upgraded from this model.About me... Budget Conscious, Basic web surfing & emails, Computer technology beginner


I got a lemon

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Good system for 93 year old


Father-in-law's old system died. This was priced right and very easy to setup.This product is... quiet, A nice compact size, easy to set upAbout me... Budget Conscious, Technology guru, retired

Windows 8.1 easy to use


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great little computer


I bought this for my mother for mothers day, she had a very old desk top that needed replacing. This little computer was perfect for her needs. Checking email, going online and playing solitaire lol.