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HP Pavilion Media Center M8200n

HP Pavilion Media Center M8200n
alaScore 78

70 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of HP Pavilion Media Center M8200n. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the HP Pavilion Media Center M8200n is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 user reviews of HP Pavilion Media Center M8200n from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Media Centers on

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Pavilion Media Center M8200N Desktop PC (AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 6000+, 3 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Wavel (

HP Pavilion M8200n


Performance: I like this computer, because it has lasted so far over 1 year and still pretty fast. I have had this for 1 year like I said, and the computer is almost at max speed. Just like I bought it. The fan vibrated a little, the openings were

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: kevinm_03 (

Better than my more expensive laptop


Fast, sleek, funtional


Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: midnightexpress96 (

very versital


this has been the most versital premade computer I have used and now that vista is out this is still the best system to use for user friendliness!!! It also has lots of option in the media center programing that make it a great computer. Being able to...

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: daver62 (

Great product and price!


HP quality and manuals

Vista lack of backward compatibility... XP software DOES NOT RUN

Consumer review by: jetski00 (

Think twice....


Out of the box setup is easy.

6 calls to HP support and no resolution to the TV Tuner card

Product Specifications

The HP Pavilion Media Center m8200 series is the perfect PC for families looking for the best all-rounded digital entertainment in their living rooms.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB
Per Processor Size:1MB

Display (Projector)



Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion Media Center


Chipset Type:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 / nForce 430
Data Bus Speed:1000MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

Radio Tuner Type:FM radio
TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:32x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 12x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:40x (CD) / 16x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:3GHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:6000+
Type:Athlon 64 X2


Installed Size:3GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:Media center

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE