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HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB

HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB
alaScore 81

130 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price also get good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Reviewers are impressed by the usability.


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

This summary is based on the products: HP Compaq Desktop dc5100 - SFF - 1 x Celeron D 330 / 2.66 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HDD 1 x 40 GB - DVD-Rom - GMA 900 - Gigabit Ethernet - Win XP ProHP Compaq Desktop dc5100 - SFF - 1 x Celeron D 330 / 2.66 GHz - RAM 512 MB - HDD 1 x 40 GB - DVD-Rom - GMA 900 - Gigabit Ethernet - Win XP Pro

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB


alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of HP DC5100 MT P4 3.0GHZ 80GB MT 512MB from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Opinions about the size and design are overall positive. The reliability and usability also get good reviews.

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93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Compaq DC5100 Desktop Computer (Off-Lease)HP Compaq DC5100 Desktop Computer (Off-Lease)

Apr, 2018

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Windows 7, NewEgg customer service

Do not buy this model, we had several hundred of these and they have a defect in the motherboard that would eventually cause the CPU and Power Supply fan to get stuck on high which is very annoying. Other issues would be that the network adapter would...

Apr, 2014

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works just fine


Got this for my mum to send emails and surf the net,it does this just perfectly. it is a little slow compared to modern stuff, but for emails and web surf it does the job great, I wouldn't even bother trying to transcode video or......... but that's...

Oct, 2012

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My Huey


I think it's a great deal, especially if you are aware of how to deal with computer-related issues.It was delivered quickly and packaged well. The hook-up was easy and I enjoyed seeing my computer arrive.For the record... Off Leased is similar to...

Sep, 2012

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Very satisfied


Got this for my son. 3.2gh proc + ddr2 do the job well. I had 2g ddr2 mem from other computer to put in and it is fast and works well. Great low cost basic PC. Put in graphic card and more hd space for his games.

Jan, 2012

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When they work, they're ok


Had to order 5 to get 3 that work. They are constantly overheating and having network issues. What do you expect for 140 dollars? Lesson learned, BUY NEW.

Sep, 2011

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Good Price - Questionable Refurb Check


Bought two machines for retail POS use. Good price and performance, but one came with bad DVD drive and the other did not have operating system properly installed. The refurbisher and warranty vendor (US Micro) was very poor - never responded to emails...

Aug, 2011

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Best option Cost - Benefits


Best option Cost

Jul, 2011

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Loved it for the price


I love the pc. Everything was working fine til after an hour of turning on the computer i smelled smoke. shut down the computer and opened her up to find dust bunnies and lots of dust everywhere inside. Got my spray and cleaned it all out. Works fine...

Jun, 2011

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Crummy Products


These machines left a very bad taste in our mouth. We've been customers for more than five years and this ends our relationship. Mistakes happen but to have to pay an extra $35 to mail this junk back is unacceptable to us.


Of the nine machines we bought three DVD players didn't work. We had OS system problems with two other and are in the process of sending another one back because of hardware failure. WARNING TO ALL: We're paying $35 to mail this machine back to...

Dec, 2010

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Can't complain


It's going to make a great homework PC for the kids and kitchen media player while I'm cooking.

I was in it for the stable processor and the stable os and got both for little $. Mine was up and running in about an hour after activating/registering/updating os. Logged into home network in 1 minute and started streaming Christmas music, and later...

I usually don't like the small form factor because I'm always going to open and tinker but at this price it's almost disposable

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Chassis type:Micro Tower / SFF

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):240 / 300
Power supply:240 / 300


Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 900
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.128
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:850
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics


Internal memory:0.25 / 0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout:1 x 0.5 / 2 x 0.5
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 0.5 / 2 x 0.5
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Relative humidity:10 - 90
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-30 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:CD-ROM / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Acoustic power emissions:4.1 Bels; 4 Bels (idle) / IDLE (Fixed disk drive spinning): LWAd = 4.1 Bels; FIXED DISK (Random write): LWAd = 4.2 Bels; OPTICAL DRIVE (Sequential Reads): LWAd = 5.3 Bels
Audio:SoundMax Digital AC97 Integrated Audio with Internal Speaker
Audio included:SoundMax Digital AC97 Integrated Audio with Internal Speaker
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Bundled hardware:Optical mouse
Cache external:2048
CD read speed:48
Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Microsoft Windows XP Professional\nWindows Vista Capable
Disk subsystem controller:SMART III Serial ATA 1.5 Gb/s
Diskette drive:1.44 / N / Optional\nN
Diskette drive memory:1.44
Drive bays:2 x 5.25" (ext) & 2 x 3.5" (ext), 2 x 3.5" (int) / 2 x external 5.25", 2 x external 3.5", 2 x internal 3.5"
Drive device, transfer rate:1500
Driver LAN:Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft 2000, Microsoft XP, Linux 2.2, Linux 2.4
Expansion Slots:1 PCI express x1, full height / 1 x PCI express x1 / 2 x PCI (full-height)\n1 x PCI-Express X1 (full-height) / PCI express x1
External drive bays:2x 5.25"; 2x 3.5"
Graphics adapter RAMDAC:400
Hard disk controller:SMART III Serial ATA 1.5 Gb/s / SMART III Serial ATA, 1.5GB/s
Hard disk drive type:40 GB
Interface:Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Internal drive bays:2x 3.5"
Keyboard type:2004 standard PS/2\nStandard Keyboard
Memory upgrade:4
Modem Type:N
Network cards:Intel Pro 1000 MT Gigabit / Intel Pro 1000 MT Gigabit NIC
Networking features:Ethernet/Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Integrated Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet f HP
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 95
Pointing device:2-Button Scroll Mouse PS/2\n2-button scroll mouse
Power Requirements:90 ~ 132 / 180 ~ 264 V, 50/60 Hz / 90 ~ 132 / 180 ~ 264 VAC, 50/60 Hz / 90 – 132 / 180 – 264 VAC, 50/60 Hz, passive PFC (115v / 230v line)
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor technology:HT
Security Features:Kensington Cable Lock, Hood Cover Security Loop / Mechanical Hood Security Provision; Kensington Lock Support; Cable Lock Provision; Serial, Parallel, USB Enable/Disable; Removable Media Write/Boot Control; Power-On Password; Setup Password
Video adapter driver availability:Y
Video adapter resolution:1920x1440@100Hz; 2048x1536@75Hz
Video adapter, bus:With the GV chipset, the integrated graphics is always enabled. Plugging in the PCI card does not disable it and does not require the integrated graphics to be re-enabled
Video card driver:Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home and SuSE Linux
Video card features:3D/2D Microsoft DirectX 9, VGA
Video card resolution:100 Hz @ 1920x1440, 75Hz @ 2048x1536 / Maximum Vertical Refresh Rate: 100 Hz at up to 1920x1440, 75Hz at 2048x1536. Varies with mode and configuration

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Altiris Deployment Solution Agent, HP Client Manager Software, Local Diskette Boot, Network Boot, Disk-on-Key Boot\nMicrosoft Windows XP Professional SP2, Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2, Computer Setup Utility, Diagnostics for Windows, Microsoft Inter / Microsoft Office SBE 2003\nNorton Antivirus 2005 / Norton Antivirus 2004 / Norton Antivirus 2005
Display included: No


Audio system:Integrated / Integrated Digital Audio
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:1 x optional serial\n1 x audio in/out / Rear: 6 USB 2.0, 1 standard serial, 1 optional serial, 1 parallel, 2 PS/2, 1 RJ-45, 1 VGA, audio in/out; Front: 2 USB 2.0, headphone and microphone
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 6 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):240 / 300
Power supply:240 / 300


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):15 / 17
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of Processing Die Transistors:169 / 188
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:135 / 81
Processor:630 / 640 / 651
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Cedarmill / Prescott
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel Pentium 4 / Intel Pentium 4 HT
Processor frequency:2.66 / 3 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:65 / 90
Processor model:630 / 640 / 651
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Pentium 4 600 series supporting Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Tcase:66.6 / 69.2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):80, 86 / 84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States:No / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:27478 / 27483
Processor code:SL96J
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes


Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows XP Professional


Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 40 / 80

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.3 / 16.5
Height:14.4 / 3.94
Weight:19.8 / 24.3
Width:14.9 / 6.85 / 6.89