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Cutting costs, saving space, and increasing energy efficiency: the trifecta for which every business strives. Like most goals, though, they're pretty elusive, with the complexities typically multiplying whenever technology is involved. HP is evidently prepared to help businesses take a step in the right direction with the HP Compaq Elite 8300, a new all-in-one desktop that it unveiled today.
As is often the case with all-in-one desktops, the first thing about the 8300 you'll notice is its 23-inch HD (1,920 by 1,080) display. Regardless of whether you choose the optional touch capability, the display can be oriented in either portrait or landscape mode. It can even be mounted, making it perfect for tight spaces, like lobbies and kiosks.
But there is, quite literally, more than meets the eye. According to HP, the 8300 is the highest quality of its new fleet of all-in-one business PCs (more on the others below), and a quick rundown of its specs certainly reveals a considerable amount of firepower lurking beneath the surface.
The three-year warranty covers parts and labor. Six expansion slots and six drive bays means your computer can expand and evolve with the needs of your business.
The base model comes with only 2GB of memory and the Intel i3-3220 processor only has two cores.
The HP Compaq Elite 8300 business computer can be fast and efficient if you upgrade the processor and add memory. Unfortunately, the base model processor doesn't compare to the quad-core processors used by the best business computers. However, the expandable features are excellent and allow you to customize the computer to meet the needs of your business.