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HP Compaq Evo W6000

HP Compaq Evo W6000
alaScore 83

3 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of HP Compaq Evo W6000. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Compaq Evo W6000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Compaq Evo Workstation W6000


As much as the HP x4000 workstation seems to reflect the company's Unix workstation roots, the "new HP" Compaq Evo Workstation W6000 seems to have welled up from the old Compaq's PC background. The W6000 has the smallest footprint of any of the...

Expert review by: Neil Bennett (

Evo W6000


In our tests, the W6000 performed very well. It outstripped its predecessor, the AP550, and even beat our office Xeon favourite, IBM's IntelliStation M Pro. It matches what we'd assume the M Pro to show if you bought a 1.4GHz Xeon-based model today....


Product Specifications

The Compaq Evo Workstation W6000 is a powerful workstation that delivers outstanding performance and expandability to meet the needs of users seeking an affordable 2P-capable system. It is ideal for financial trading applications, electronic design automation (EDA), mainstream CAD and CAE applications, digital content creation (DCC), and software development applications. The Compaq Evo Workstation W6000 supports up to two Intel Xeon processors. This workstation offers a wide breadth of graphics choices including nVIDIA Quadro2 EX, nVIDIA Quadro2 MXR, nVIDIA Quadro2 Pro, SONICblue Fire GL2, etc. It has been specifically designed for users who must balance performance and price. It provides power for technical and graphics-intensive applications with seamless integration into the customer's environment. The convertible minitower chassis design fits comfortably into space-constrained environments and provides excellent future expandability. Models come with three PCI slots, one AGP slot, and five bays for room to add lots of options like additional NICs, graphics controllers, and optical storage drives. Memory up to 2 GB allows users to keep pace with their ever-growing data sets. The attractive, new carbon and silver design enhances any professional setting with its clean, contemporary look. Along with the purchase of the Compaq Evo Workstation W6000, you are guaranteed Compaq quality, reliability, compatibility, service and support at the exact level you require.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB/512KB
Max Supported Size:1MB/512KB
Per Processor Size:256KB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Country Kits:Worldwide
Localization:Dutch / English / French/English
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Evo Workstation


Chipset Type:Intel 860
Data Bus Speed:100MHz/400MHz


Color:Black / Metallic silver/Black / White/White / Black


Type: None


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:16x/40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)/48x
Rewrite Speed:N/A
Write Speed:N/A

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / NT 4.0/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2 / XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.4GHz/1.5GHz/1.7GHz/1.8GHz/2.2GHz/2.4GHz/2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:2


Installed Size:0MB/256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:RDRAM (RAMBUS)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level: 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

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Ultra160 SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:18.2GB/18GB
OS Certified:Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SP6a/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows 98/Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME / Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0/Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0/Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 SP6
Recommended Use:Corporate business/Corporate business / Small business/Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB/64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Matrox MGA G200/Matrox MGA G450/No graphics
Interface Type:AGP 4x/PCI