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HP 8000 Elite

HP 8000 Elite
alaScore 85

36 reviews

Jan, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of HP 8000 Elite. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

price, usability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP 8000 Elite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP 8000 Elite from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Reviewers are impressed by the price.


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

This summary is based on the products: HP 8000 ELITE, ESTAR, ULTRA SLIM DESKTOP, CORE 2 DUO E8400 CPU, 160GB 7200 SATAHP Compaq Elite 8000 Small Form Factor Desktop PC

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HP Compaq 8000f Elite Ultra Slim Desktop


Business-class computers like the HP Compaq 8000f Elite are a complicated bunch. Aimed at a market segment with particular maintenance and security needs, they tend to offer improved hardware and software functionality, while sacrificing elements of...

Comprehensive software platform ; Small, silent chassis

Limited storage space

HP's Compaq 8000f Elite offers business-centric performance in a bite-size PC, but fumbles on a few essentials.

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Desktop PC Review: HP Compaq 8000 Elite


Getting the system set up was simple and straightforward: Just connect the cables, power up the machine, and set a few Windows options, and you'll be up and running in moments. Our review unit came loaded with the 64-bit version of Windows 7...


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Eco-friendly manufacturing, Compact design, Supports Intel vPro technology, Above-average warranty

Limited configuration options, No expansion-card slots, Relatively cramped hard drive

Any company looking to equip its business with a fleet of environmentally friendly, power-stingy, compact desktops that can be remotely managed should seriously consider the 8000f—as long as they can abide by its limitations. These include a relatively...

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HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Minitower PC


The HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Minitower PC has many security and functionality features that make it appealing to the business owner.

The Base model of the HP Compaq 8000 Elite comes equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E8400 (3.00 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz FSB) processor

The base model operating system is Windows XP Professional (available through downgrade rights from Genuine Windows 7 Professional). Users are given a license to run one operating system or the other, not both

The HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Minitower PC has many security and functionality features that make it appealing to the business owner. It is equipped with more than adequate amounts of memory and processing power to get those deadline-driven...

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Good Deal turns out to be even better.


I am a NEWEGG EGGSPERT REVIEWER but I was not asked to review this product, I purchased it on my own for my personal use. I am impressed with what I got for the price I got it at. I now know why HP stock has about doubled in the past year. I Ordered...

Mine was on sale -free shipping ; Mine came with a 250Gb disk, not 160Gb ; There is an empty 3.5 disk expansion slot inside ; Mine had 2 empty memory DIMM slots for expansion ; Mother board has 2 empty SATA connections ; Plenty of USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0...

Keyboard was not HP ; Mouse was not HP

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Nice Box for the price


Only comes with VGA and Display port. Might be hard to find decent graphics card in the slim form factor but it does have PCIe slot.

Very well built one of HP's better machines. Internals were very clean, comes with 4 memory slots so kicking up the RAM is easy. Came with Windows 7 Pro and 4 GB. Great for a small office or an internet machine

Internal fan was very noisey on first boot but quieted down after OS fully booted

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HP 8000



Computer and monitor are very used. Dents and scratches all over the case ; Keyboard/mouse are very cheap, will need to be replaced

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Well, I had a client that needed replace and migrate services ASAP on a dead PC. Nothing uncommon there. Machine showed up as a dud straight out of the box. If you've had to return anything refurbished to the egg, you already know you have to jump...

Specs are good for the price, on paper

Dead on arrival. Had to perform reflow to get this machine past POST

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no order


will buy products from a real store

been on line trying to order for 4 hrs ; web site sucks. will not try any more.----no bargain

site is slow to work. not user friendly

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not much support from ast


I wouldnt buy again Getting the screws put to me by ast company from canada that newegg sells their stuff. Now have a broken computer that neither company will repair quickly. Just make a fix on it every other day now.

Good looking little unit. Figured buying from newegg There would be no problems.Newegg has always been great in the past

Plugged it in when i first got it and immedialtely got mebx errors. called newegg and they said they could replace it if the steps to fix it didnt work ; So Call the company and they say sure it can be fixed just ship it back to canada and they will...

Product Specifications

The HP Compaq 8000 Elite series desktop features stability, enhanced security and efficiency. These PCs mean business. HP's most stable and secure business PCs come with powerful technology and professional innovations such as energy efficient features and leading remote manageability solutions.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB/6MB
Per Processor Size:3MB/6MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Model:Elite 8000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Compaq


Chipset Type:Intel Q45 Express
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/1333MHz


Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)/48x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:48x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.93GHz/3.16GHz/3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:E7500/E8400/E8500
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:2GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:16GB/8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:3 years warranty


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 (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-300

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB
OS Certified:Red Hat Desktop
Platform Technology:Intel vPro Technology
Type:Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500/Intel GMA 4500 / Intel GMA X4500/Intel GMA X4500