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HP Vectra vl800

HP Vectra vl800
alaScore 74

12 reviews

Oct, 2014

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HP Vectra VL800MT


Fastest Pentium 4 system offers great management features, but at a very high price.

If you need an extremely costly PC for a tax write-off, this HP is for you. But you can get better performance elsewhere for less.

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The VL800 offers blazing speed, excellent display quality, and a slew of features for the corner office in a well-heeled corporation.

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HP Vectra VL800


The latest HP Vectra VL800 features Intel's new chip in a PC that's a decent upgrade choice. A monitor is an option but unnecessary if you're replacing a desktop anyway. Just think: You could have 2.0 GHz for under $2,500, as long as you're not looking...


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HP Vectra VL800 MT


Aimed at those who crave upgradability, the HP Vectra VL800 MT combines computing muscle with a gracefully accessible case and interior bay. All you need is the simple lever to open the side of the case, but each outer bay component requires only...

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Hewlett Packard - Vectra VL800


The latest addition to Hewlett Packard's Vectra range is also the fastest. Powered by a 1.7GHz Pentium 4, backed up by 256MB of PC800 Rambus memory, the VL800 is powerful enough to cope with all of ...

The VL800 is the fastest member of a growing HP family and continues the trend of well built, if not a little pricey business systems, with a major plus point being its suite of powerful manageability tools.

Product Specifications

HP has a vision of the future where technology is accessible to everyone in the world as a means to learn, work and benefit from information. With this vision in mind HP has developed the Vectra VL 800 PC - a versatile partner for all your businesses. The HP Vectra VL 800 offers advanced manageability, stability and security features that provide easy task accomplishment and higher output. With Pentium 4 processor and powerful multimedia capabilities, the HP Vectra VL 800 is the ideal PC for users searching for performance, latest technology and the best visual Internet experience. A power user needs a power PC - the HP Vectra VL 800! HP Vectra VL800se - Special Edition - is for customers looking for state-of-the-art features, HP design and quality and the best price/performance offer.

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:256KB
Max Supported Size:256KB
Per Processor Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:Europe/France/Spain/United States
Model:VL800/VL800 se
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Vectra


Chipset Type:Intel 850
Data Bus Speed:400MHz




Type: None


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 12x (DVD)/48x
Rewrite Speed:N/A
Write Speed:N/A

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.4GHz/1.5GHz/1.6GHz/2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:128MB/256MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:RDRAM (RAMBUS)

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /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

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-100/Ultra160 SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:18GB/20GB/40GB
OS Certified:Caldera OpenLinux 2.3 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Red Hat Linux / SuSe Linux / TurboLinux/Caldera OpenLinux 2.3 / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Red Hat Linux 6.2 / SuSE Linux 6.3 / TurboLinux Workstation 6.0/Caldera OpenLinux 2.4 / Linux Mandrake 7.2 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Red Hat Linux 6.2 / SuSE Linux 6.2 / TurboLinux Workstation 6.0/Linux Mandrake 8.0 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / XP Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Recommended Use:Corporate business/Corporate business / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB/32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE 128 PRO/Matrox MGA G450/NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS
Interface Type:AGP 4x