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HP 8300 CMT

HP 8300 CMT 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Customize, expand, control. Introducing the HP Compaq Elite 8300 Convertible Minitower; our largest, most expandable business PC form factor with impressive power. Featuring Windows 7 Professional... More
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HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the 8300 CMT is 100MHz, the fastest is 690MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 300MHz. When compared to other personal computers of this type and age, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the 8300 CMT of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The 8300 CMT is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Fairly Big Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

The average max internal memory supported processor of comparable spec computers that have been available for more than a year is 27GB. With a max internal memory supported processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP 8300 CMT has one of the bigger max internal memory supported processors amongst computers of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on few processor core computers that are a similar age to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three PCI Slots

The HP 8300 CMT has more PCI slots than most of the PCs of this age and spec. This personal computer is a three PCI slot computer compared to most of the computers of this type and age which only have between one and two PCI slots.

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Two PCI Express X16 Slots

The 8300 CMT is a two PCI Express x16 slot PC. Most of the other computers of this spec and age only have one PCI Express x16 slot.

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Three 5.25" Bays

Most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 8300 CMT only have between one and two 5.25" bays, however the 8300 CMT has three 5.25" bays.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP 8300 CMT is a four USB 3.0 port computer.

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Three 3.5" Bays

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between one and four 3.5" bays, including the 8300 CMT which has three 3.5" bays.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8300 CMT the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 64GB. At 32 gigabytes, the 8300 CMT has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the 8300 CMT.

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Four Processor Threads

Most of the other PCs that have been around for more than a year only have between two and three processor threads, however the 8300 CMT has four processor threads.

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Has One Memory Slot

The 8300 CMT has a greater number of memory slots than most few processor core computers that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core computers that came out around the same time as it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The 8300 CMT has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the 8300 CMT. The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8300 CMT is 320GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 650GB.

If this personal computer hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP ProDesk 400 MT (£431.83) (1TB).

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Very Heavy

The 8300 CMT is very heavy (11.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other computers of this age and type. The lightest similar spec desktop computer that has been on the market for more than a year is 140g heavy and the heaviest is 14kg.

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Very Tall

The shortest computer that is a comparable age to the 8300 CMT is 27mm high, the tallest is 500mm, and the average height is 190mm. At 448 millimeters, the 8300 CMT is very tall compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8300 CMT.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 8300 CMT

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.4 gigahertz, the 8300 CMT has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 8300 CMT.

If you want a computer with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo M83 (£372.97) (3.5GHz), or the HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF (£265.51) (3.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the 8300 CMT has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8300 CMT.

Computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP ProDesk 400 MT (£431.83) (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the 8300 CMT has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus M32AD (£456.45) (6GB), or the Lenovo H30 (£354.97) (8GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor That Supports ECC
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel FDI Technology
Idle States
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp qv993, hp qv993a, hp qv993av
Barcodes 05055461100757

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Asus M32AD vs HP 8300 CMT

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Asus M32AD
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 6GB 1TB HDD
HP 8300 CMT
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 456.45
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A Lot Bigger Total Storage Capacity
2.9kg Lighter
Bigger Internal Memory
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
One Less PCI Express X16 Slot

Alienware Alpha vs HP 8300 CMT

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Alienware Alpha
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
HP 8300 CMT
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 317.81
Lighter
8x Shorter
245mm Shallower
Newer Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Four Less USB 2.0 Ports

Lenovo S500 SFF vs HP 8300 CMT

Lenovo S500 SFF vs HP 8300 CMT
Lenovo S500 SFF
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD
HP 8300 CMT
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 309.97
Newer Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Narrower
4.6kg Lighter
Significantly Shorter
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
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