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HP Envy 700

HP Envy 700
alaScore 87

82 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of HP Envy 700. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The price also gets good feedback, but the size and reliability get mixed comments.

usability, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Envy 700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of HP Envy 700 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good comments. Many are negative about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

price, design, size


67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ENVY 700 700-010 Desktop (Black)HP ENVY 700 700-010 Desktop (Black)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Alex Cocilova (

HP Envy 700-030qe review: It's the components that matter


HP makes some good component choices for the Envy 700-030qe, but the overall package is somewhat imperfect.

Powerful 4th generation Intel processor ; Quiet, sleek and compact ; Blu-ray burner

A single 256GB SSD for storage ; Middle-of-the-road video card ; Just one PCIe x16 slot (occupied)

The HP Envy 700-030qe is an above-average computer that’s reasonably priced.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (

HP Envy 700-030qe


The HP Envy 700-030qe is a mainstream multimedia desktop that goes for $1,000 less than similarly equipped systems used to go for.

Good gaming performance. Excellent day-to-day performance. Blu-ray drive. Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements. 802.11b/g/n WiFi

Could use a data storage drive. Locked CPU. Some bloatware.

Essentially, the HP Envy 700-030qe is a competent and compliant multimedia desktop. It gives you what you'd expect at this price point: very good multimedia benchmark performance, a good amount of day-to-day performance, and some gaming prowess....

Aug, 2013

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HP Envy 700


The HP Envy 700-030qe is a peak performance multimedia computer. Its components separately are fantastic, and when they work together, they're even better. This computer has tons of storage and enough connectivity to satisfy your needs including HDMI...

This computer has strong components with plenty of room to upgrade

The power supply won’t support a stronger graphics card

This is a great multimedia PC that has peak performance components.

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (

HP Envy 700-030qe


The HP Envy 700-030qe is a member of the class of systems that used to be called high-end multimedia desktop PCs. The fact that you can get all that power for over a $1,000 less than you used to is amazing.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Whiskers (

Replaced my XP out-dated computer


I've had this computer about 2 months. I'm very happy with the speed and quality of the computer. It has great features. For me the best option was being able to go wireless. Windows 8 is an adjustment from what I'm accustomed to but I realize a common...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: bandero94 (

Great for Budget Gaming


I bought this computer mainly for school and video games. It is powerful and lightning fast! Browsing the internet is a great experience on this computer with its impressive response time. You can play lots of video games on highest settings with no...

Easy to Set Up, lightning fast, great sound, good for gaming

none so far

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: RobertCA (

fastest computer you can buy prebuilt


I don't normally buy a prebuilt I usally build em my self and get max power and speed from them but I didn't wana do it this time and im pretty happy with this setup

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: RCRino (

Doing good so far


Haven't had computer long but very easy to use. Windows 8 takes some getting used to but is awesome! Love the 12 usb ports, no more usb splicers here!

Easy to Set Up, Performance

Difficult to Use

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Happy customer (

Great computer


So far, this has been a great computer, super fast. Have never used an AMD processor before, but seems to be doing great thus far. Graphics are great. Overall value, hard to beat.

value, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Ronald (

Worst ever


Bad software loaded and corrupted computer. After several calls to Microsoft and HP had to take it back for a full refund.

Easy to Set Up

Quality, Performance

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications


Water cooling system: No

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter memory:1024 / 1500 / 2048
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Optical Drive

Optical drives quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):84

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75038 / 75122 / 80806 / I7-4770
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D


Number of storage drives installed:1