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HP Compaq Elite 8300

HP Compaq Elite 8300
alaScore 85

32 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of HP Compaq Elite 8300. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price, but many are negative about the reliability. Opinions about the usability and size are different.

price, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Compaq Elite 8300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Compaq Elite 8300 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on People really like the price. The size also gets good opinions.

design, size, price

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP H4P20ET 8300E USDT (Intel I5-3470S Core i5 3.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, Windows 7 Professional)HP H4P20ET 8300E USDT (Intel I5-3470S Core i5 3.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDRW, Windows 7 Professional)

Oct, 2017

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HP Compaq Elite 8300


Does your business need a computer? See how the HP Compaq 8300 expandable business PC rates in our review.

The three-year warranty covers parts and labor. Six expansion slots and six drive bays means your computer can expand and evolve with the needs of your business

The base model comes with only 2GB of memory and the Intel i3-3220 processor only has two cores

The HP Compaq Elite 8300 business computer can be fast and efficient if you upgrade the processor and add memory. Unfortunately, the base model processor doesn't compare to the quad-core processors used by the best business computers. However, the...

Consumer review by: Srinivasarao M. (

Good Product same as advertised.


Definitely recommend this product to any one.

I was hesitant initially to buy this product. But after I start using every thing is good and fast as expected.

None so far.

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Edward L. (

Not very happy with this computer


After I got the PC My Streaming OBS Software would not work at all in Windows 7. After I upgraded it was smooth sailing from there until the PC started freezing up repeatedly. Have a call in to NewEgg to see what they do about this issue? Not happy...


Freezes up over & over & over again after only a month & a half,...hope NewEgg backs it !

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

HP 8300


No image showing on monitor

All in one computer not working

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Bad mistake


I bought this machine thinking I was buying a mini-tower system. Then my next mistake was overlooking that it is not returnable. So now I have about $400 worth of junk. Here are the problems: Upgrade the video card? Maybe -but most high end video cards...

Could be an okay machine if you don't need to install a high end video card.

Small Form Factor = low rated power supply and limited choices for video upgrades

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Joshua G. (

Don't Do it


Okay, so when I received this computer I was really excited. It came with a cheap mouse and keyboard that I was actually happy to have. It was also wrapped in plastic and much cleaner than I thought it would be. I had heard horror stories about...

Affordable i7 with lots of ram and one TB hdd.

350 Watt Power Supply, Cheap HP motherboard, No recovery disc, blue screens upon arrival.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Valued C. (

Nice home PC replacement at a great price


This replaced an old Athalon X2 HP Pavillion and I am very pleased with its performance. It handles media server work with ease and doesn't bog down when multi-tasking like the old X2 did. I was very pleased with this purchase and would not hesitate to...

Great price, snappy Core i5 quad-core processor, 2 spare RAM slots to upgrade to 16GB, SSD makes Windows 10 boot up quickly, runs Windows 10 with no issues so far, included graphics card is sufficient for 1080p iTunes and YouTube videos

250GB secondary drive is kind of small but a 1TB replacement is pretty inexpensive,

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Jason K. (



Avoid astsys products

none, astsys doesn't test products before shipping

this came DOA, wouldn't even boot.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Anonymous (



It's an HP

Core i5 SSD Price HP


Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Scott W. (

HP Elite 8300


BYOM&K and you'll be good to go.

Very good condition, clean inside and out

The included mice and keyboards are cheap 'refurbisher' branded ones and of the three units I received, there's one mouse and one keyboard that are usable. One mouse dead, one half dead. The keyboard keys are very stiff and sticky. One spacebar needed...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Water cooling system: No


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD

Energy Management

Autonomy mode: No


Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 2048 / 512
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x102 / 0x152 / 0x162


Number of memory slots:4

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4


Conflict Free processor:No / Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3 1333/1600 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-3200 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-2400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-3700 Desktop series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):55 / 65 / 77 / 95

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel�� Small Business Advantage (Intel�� SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:52207 / 53426 / 65515 / 65693 / 65702 / 65719 / 68315 / 68316 / i3-2120 / I3-3220 / i5-3470 / i5-3470S / i5-3570 / I5-3570S / I7-3770 / i7-3770S
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal solution specification:2011C / 2011D


Recovery operating system:Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro


Number of storage drives installed:1