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HP Vectra VL8

HP Vectra VL8
alaScore 84

28 reviews

Nov, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The design also gets good views.

usability, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Vectra VL8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Vectra VL8

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of HP Vectra VL8 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, design, reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

Go through the offices of medium and large corporations and look at what brand of PC's they use. The choice machine for these companies is HP, and the reason is simple. HP is second to none in the manufacture and support of corporate PC's because they recognize the priorities of your business. Quality, reliability, and manageability are the hallmarks of the HP Vectra line. Add some of the best service and support in the industry and the choice of the Vectra is clear. The VL series uses the powerful Pentium II 400Mhz processor on a 100MHz system bus. To maintain top performance, it has 512K of integrated L2 SRAM cache memory. This model belongs on the desks of software engineers, design staff, and other mission-critical employees. 64MB of SDRAM is sufficient for most tasks, but for your most demanding users it is expandable to vast limits. A huge 6.4 or 10.1GB Ultra ATA/33 hard drive is standard, offering plenty of storage space. The use of fast memory and a high-speed drive controller eliminates the common bottlenecks found in some systems. This system offers full multimedia features, with a quick 32X CD-ROM drive and 16-bit sound. If your plans include multimedia creation, presentations, or Internet content creation, this is the model you should select. The standard that drives many purchasing decisions is not the cost of the computer, but the cost of ownership. That is a feature that the HP Vectra excels in. Offering DMI compliant machines since 1993, HP is the expert in this arena. The Vectra VL 8 is fully DMI 2.0 compliant, it allows your technicians to power up the PC and configure it remotely. It also includes the powerful HP TopTools software that offers a wide range of monitoring and management features. TopTools provides everything from asset management to software distribution, and system maintenance. Some models include a 3Com 10/100Base-T Ethernet adapter. The Vectra VL includes: Windows 95/98 AND Windows NT 4.0, HP TopTools, McAfee VirusScan. If your support people are stretched too thin, then these are the computers your company needs.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Mini tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Desktop/Mini tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Desktop/Mini tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB
Max Supported Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.3in/17.6in/17.9in
Height:17.2in/18.5in/5.2in
Weight:17.6lbs/32.6lbs/33.1lbs
Width:17.1in/7.6in/8.1in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:France/N/a/United States
Localization:English/French/N/a
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:VL8/VL8 BX
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Vectra

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 440BX
Data Bus Speed:100MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter/None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:32x
Rewrite Speed:N/A
Type:CD-ROM
Write Speed:N/A

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

Processor

Clock Speed:350MHz/400MHz/450MHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium II
Upgradability:Not upgradable/Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:384MB/768MB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

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

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-33

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:10.1GB/4.3GB/6.4GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Matrox MGA G100
Interface Type:AGP
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