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HP Compaq 6005

HP Compaq 6005
alaScore 87

81 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability and reliability. The design and size also get good reviews.

value for money, size, design, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Compaq 6005 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Compaq 6005

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of HP Compaq 6005 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Compaq 6005 Pro MT Microtower: AMD CPU 2.7GHz/4GB DDR3 RAM/80GB SATA Hard Drive/DVD-ROM Drive/Windows Vista Home Desktop ComputerHP 6005 Pro Sff, Amd Athlon II X2 B24, 250GB HDD Sata 3.5GB/S, DVD+/-rw (sm), 2G

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HP Compaq 6005 Pro Small Form Factor PC

 

Featuring a microATX motherboard the HP Compaq 6005 Small Form Factor PC is relatively svelte, measuring 13.3 inches by 14.90 inches square and less than four inches tall. (Note: HP also sells the model 6005 in a micro-tower configuration).

Compact; lots of inputs; efficient; three-year warranty; SSD storage; quiet

Uninspired appearance; hard-drive performance will likely slow over time; a little pricey

Overall, the HP Compaq 6005 is a solid entry in a highly competitive field. Its utilitarian appearance is well matched by its quiet efficiency and decent performance. While you may see the system bog down a bit as the hard drive fills up, this system...

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HP Compaq 6005 Pro Small Form Factor PC

 

Easily accessible chassis with room for upgrades ; Superior performance for a small(ish) system

Bigger Value PCs deliver more speed for less ; Dull keyboard and mouse

HP delivers a system that's unquestionably speedy for its small(ish) size, but they've left out details that could have brought it closer to the top.

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HP Compaq 6005 Pro Small Form Factor PC

 

Yes, it is a nice machine. And one can order it with Windows XP Pro. I went ahead and got one, but I want to add a better video card. So I need a bigger power supply. And that is when I discovered the non-standard PSU connectors. Not ATX 20/24...

Can get it with XP Pro

Proprietary non-standard parts that cannot be upgraded

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Best Bang for the Buck

 

Be sure to look at referbisher of any PC you purchase. Only some are Microsoft Certified and are loaded with real Windows 7 64 Pro. These folks offer a 3 year warranted free threw them...... not NewEgg paid for warranted.

Need up to date replacement system for (father-in-law) age 80. Still living in the dial up world. Fast little machine>>>supplied by there best Certified Microsoft computer Referbisher

Add does not say anything about the on board video chip set. I am replacing it with a low cost referb card (no fan) that has all three plugs for output to several devices. Not sure if its on board is VGA or SVGA. Newegg assistance folks were clueless....

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We have noise

 

The system seems to be working fine. Hard to beat it for the price

But the fan is a real winner. May need to replace the power supply. The bearing is constantly letting you know its there.I'll take a look at it next weekend

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Great PC for the price

 

Fast computer for the price, runs EQ1 & 2 without a problem with stock 4200 graphics chip, will upgrade to a video card to give the system more support, no problem on setup with windows, replaced a windows XP computer I built 7 years ago

Small Form factor, Nice & quiet, Athlon 3.0GHz CPU, 8GB Ram, 1 TB HDD(instead of 750gb), Win7 Pro 64 Bit, no cost for shipping and arrived in 1 day

No windows disk with this computer

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Not Compatible with Wii U Control Pad

 

Fast computer for the price, runs EQ1 & 2 without a problem with stock 4200 graphics chip, will upgrade to a video card to give the system more support, no problem on setup with windows, replaced a windows XP computer I built 7 years ago

Small Form factor, Nice & quiet, Athlon 3.0GHz CPU, 8GB Ram, 1 TB HDD(instead of 750gb), Win7 Pro 64 Bit, no cost for shipping and arrived in 1 day

No windows disk with this computer

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great office computer

 

cant beat these computers once you put in a SSD

cheapest win7 64 you can get with 8gb ram ; works great

throw away the hard drive and put in a SSD

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Good PC for this price

 

This is a decent quality desktop for someone looking for an actual work rig: word processing, data sorting and analysis, presentations, etc. It is not a gaming rig, nor is it especially well suited for media consumption. The hard drive failed about a...

Fast CPU ; large HDD ; plenty of USB ports ; small tower ; quiet ; came with Windows 7 CD ; good customer support

Cheap and flimsy mouse and keyboard ; limited capacity for future upgrades ; limited graphics card

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HDD ISSUE RESOLVED

 

While my HDD did fail, my issue with my win7 product code was MY error. Thanks to the fine customer service by Joy Systems (Chris) my issue has been resolved and I am a very satisfied customer

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Product Specifications

The Deskpro EN series of personal computers sets a new benchmark for performance, adaptability, and cost control in large enterprise computing environments by offering powerful Intel processors. Increasingly powerful hard drives and networking capability make these products the new standard for business computing. The modular design redefines serviceability. Components that are commonly replaced are easily accessible once the hood is removed. No tools are necessary to remove the hood, the hard drives, or even the system board. Coupled with the use of industry standard components, service calls, parts replacement, and the training required performing service and upgrades are minimized and simplified. These and all Deskpro personal computers include a full set of intelligent manageability solutions that deliver easy centralized control and management throughout the PC lifecycle. Perfect for enterprise customers who value comprehensive manageability and maximum expandability from a stable, consistent platform, the Compaq Deskpro EN is the ideal PC for corporate networks. Deskpro EN delivers power and performance and ensures you enjoy the lowest possible cost of ownership over time.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Micro tower/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Micro tower/Small form factor/Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB/2MB/6MB/7.5MB/7MB/8MB
Max Supported Size:256KB
Per Processor Size:2MB/6MB/7.5MB/7MB/8MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.9in/17.1in/17in
Height:14.8in/3.9in/5.4in
Weight:16lbs/20.5lbs/26lbs
Width:13.3in/17.6in/7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 900
Type:LCD display/None.

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Gold

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Latin America/United States
Localization:English/French
Manufacturer:Compaq/Hewlett-Packard
Model:6005 Pro/A6005la
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Deskpro EN/HP Compaq/HP Pavilion

Mainboard

Chipset Type:AMD 785G/Intel 815E/NVIDIA GeForce 6150 / nForce 430
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz/133MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:White
Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)/N/A
Type:CD-ROM/DVD/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD/N/A

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Basic
Type:Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows 98/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz/2.7GHz/2.8GHz/3GHz/866MHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:AMD/Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core/Quad-Core/Triple-Core
Processor Number:215/3800+/B22/B24/B53/B55/B75/B95
Type:Athlon 64/Athlon II X2/Pentium III/Phenom II X2/Phenom II X3/Phenom II X4
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/2GB/4GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:16GB/512MB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM/DDR3 SDRAM/SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE/None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type:None/None./Solid state

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/160GB/200GB/250GB/384GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98/Red Hat Enterprise Linux / SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Home use
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon HD 4200/NVIDIA GeForce 6150
Interface Type:AGP
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