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HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700

HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700
alaScore 84

214 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 214 reviews of HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The reliability and usability also get good opinions.

price, usability, reliability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 214 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of HP Compaq Business Desktop dc7700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People really like the usability and design. The reliability and price are also appreciated.

price, reliability, design, usability

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Windows 7 Professional HP DC7700 Tower Fast and Powerful 3.4GHz Pentium D Dual Core Processor, 4GB DDR2 High Performance Memory, Large 750GB SATA HardHP Compaq dc7700 Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86GHz 2GB 80GB CDRW/DVD XP Professional Small Form FactorHP Omni 120-1133w All-In-One Desktop PC

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

HP Compaq dc7700P

 

The HP dc7700P makes for an ideal office workhorse and comes equipped with an Core 2 Duo, vPro, good expansion potential and a small form factor, just don't expect much hard drive space or multimedia performance.

RAM can be upgraded to a massive 4GB, generous allocation of 256MB for graphics use, Three years parts and labour warranty

Average multimedia performance, Limited to low profile PCI cards, 80GB of storage is a bit on the low side

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

HP Compaq dc7700p Ultra-slim Desktop

 

Secure, dependable, and innovative. The perfect business desktop? Ed finds out.

Feb, 2011
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Expert review by: Kire Terzievski (zdnet.com.au)

HP Compaq dc7700P

 

Equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and vPro remote management hardware, the HP Compaq dc7700P is certainly an attractive option for business users.

RAM can be upgraded to a massive 4GB, generous allocation of 256MB for graphics use, Three years parts and labour warranty

Average multimedia performance, Limited to low profile PCI cards, 80GB of storage is a bit on the low side

The HP dc7700P makes for an ideal office workhorse and comes equipped with an Core 2 Duo, vPro, good expansion potential and a small form factor, just don't expect much hard drive space or multimedia performance.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Dave Stevenson (alphr.com)

HP Compaq dc7700

 

Fast and fuss-free, this is one of the most compelling vPro machines we've seen

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: roosx0 (newegg.com)

great desktop

 

very fast shipping, great product, easy to set up

none

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

DC7700

 

worked out of the box ... price is right

EXTREMELY dirty inside ... looked like been sitting on a shelf in warehouse for quite a while

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: HDX (newegg.com)

Referb HP

 

This unit would have been fine if the refurbished licensed version of windows had been correctly installed. I could have even installed it my self had a install cd been provided.

The unit was shipped well by N.E. and arrived in time ; It also powered on and seemed to function as normal

Although the PC it self was sound, the OS was not uninstalled

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: ChevyNo1 (newegg.com)

Good For the Money

 

Overall, yes it's not fast, but what can you expect for a sub-100 dollar machine?

Low Cost, Small Form Factor, Quiet, Windows 7, KB and Mouse Included

Slow

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Ryan L (newegg.com)

Issues with RAM

 

Normally, I don't hesitate to purchase refurb products from newegg. However, this time around, this particular tower had 3 different RAM manufacturers. 1 module is made by Qimonda. 2 by Nanya. The forth and last by Samsung. And it was the slowest...

Price ; Features ; Quality

RAM Mixed

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: tomdoyle1948 (newegg.com)

Great value

 

Relatively easy to upgrade. I put a 2 gb ddr2 memory stick I had laying around into the empty third slot. It was recognized and the machine now has 4 gb of ram. Cloned the hard drive onto a 1TB drive and it works. There are a lot of models around. The...

Great value when it was $100 on some sort of sale ; I bought two of them and they both work ; HP documentation available on the web is great ; Compact, Quiet, lots of usb ports, legal copy of Windows 7, includes keyboard and mouse

A couple of minor parts were missing from one of the computers. I told them about it - interesting to see if they do anything about it

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications

Building a high-performing team? You need PCs that work as hard as you do. With advanced performance and power efficiency, standard productivity features and stable, long lifecycles, the HP Compaq dc5750 Business Desktop PC provides a great alternative choice for your demanding business environment.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Desktop slimline/Micro tower/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Convertible mini tower/Micro tower/Small form factor/Ultra-slim desktop

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Desktop slimline/Micro tower/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Convertible mini tower/Micro tower/Small form factor/Ultra-slim desktop/Ultra-slim desktop / Convertible mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/256KB/2MB/4MB/512KB
Per Processor Size:1MB/256KB/2MB/4MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.2in/13.5in/14.9in/14.9in / 13.2in/16.9in/17.8in/17.8in / 14.9in
Height:14.8in/17.6in/17.6in / 3.9in/3.9in/3.9in / 3in/3in/4.5in
Weight:12.1lbs/17.2lbs/17.2lbs / 12.1lbs/18.5lbs/23.4lbs/23.6lbs/31.1lbs/31.1lbs / 17.2lbs
Width:12.4in/13.3in/13.3in / 12.4in/15.5in/6.6in/6.6in / 13.3in/7in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Environmental Standards

Blue Angel Compliant: Yes
ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Gold

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/Canada / United States/Denmark/Denmark / Europe/Europe/Europe / Switzerland/France/Norway/Sweden/Sweden / Denmark/Switzerland/United Kingdom/United States
Localization:Danish/English/French/French / English/Norwegian/Swedish/Swedish / Danish
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Dc5750/Dc7700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq Business Desktop

Mainboard

Chipset Type:ATI Radeon Xpress 1150/Intel Q965 Express
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz/1066MHz/533MHz/800MHz
Processor Socket:LGA775 Socket

Miscellaneous

Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy

Modem

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

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD) / 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)/24x/24x (CD) / 4x (DVD/24x / 32x/32x/32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW)/32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)/32x / 24x
Type:CD-ROM/CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-ROM/None
Write Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD/24x / 48x/40x (CD) / 8x (DVD-R) / 16x (DVD+R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)/48x/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD/48x / 24x

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:FreeDOS/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.86GHz/1.8GHz/2.13GHz/2.2GHz/2.3GHz/2.4GHz/2.53GHz/2.66GHz/2.8GHz/2GHz/3.06GHz/3.2GHz/3.4GHz/3.8GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:AMD/Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:326/347/352/4200+/4450B/531/541/631/641/672/820/915/925/945/E2160/E4300/E4400/E6300/E6400/E6600/E6700
Type:Athlon 64 X2/Celeron/Celeron D/Core 2 Duo/No CPU/Pentium/Pentium 4/Pentium D
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:0MB/1GB/2GB/3GB/4GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:3GB/4GB/4GB / 3GB/8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty /4 years warranty/5 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:RAID 1

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE/None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/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/Standard

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB/120GB/160GB/240GB/250GB/320GB/410GB/500GB/80GB
Platform Technology:Intel vPro Technology
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB/256MB/64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon X1300/ATI Radeon X1300 Pro/ATI Radeon X1600 XT/ATI Radeon X1600 XT / Intel GMA 3000/ATI Radeon X300/ATI Radeon Xpress 1150/Intel GMA 3000/NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285
Interface Type:PCI/PCI Express/PCI Express x16