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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f

HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f
alaScore 80

48 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f

 

The HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210f desktop PC is aimed at the multimedia enthusiast with quad-core power, copious hard drive space, and Blu-ray drive.

Blu-ray player. Expandability. Quick on multimedia benchmarks. Built in Wi-Fi. HDMI. FireWire. 8GB of memory.

Graphics card is more about video quality than 3D. No eSATA. Few inputs on the front panel. Bloatware. No 5GHz Wi-Fi support (802.11a or 802.11n 5GHz).

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Jun, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Worth the money

 

For the money this MAY be the best WIN7 commercial machine available. The whole of the machine choices were designed around WIN7. The componentry was a serious cut above the standard commercial and the idiosyncratic elements of wireless / sound were...

For a standard "on-board" main-board, the choices of chip set and standards are excellent from a cost savings and quality level. Production standards were neat, tight, well thought out. Compared to gateway & dell it was a slight cut above. Workmanship...

Cosmetically, it is easily scratched, the room for large hands in the cabinet is not that great, it's weight is not applied toward the base (not an easily tipped over case but the weight should be lower) ; Not a well designed case for multiple internal...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Not too bad

 

I called HP support and determined it was a mother board problem. There were delays and it took a month, but HP took care of me and I got a new computer.

This machine has a lot of features for the price, and it worked great for a few hours and then

Crash, crash, crash, crash crash

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Mine Broke

 

This computer is blazing fast, and handles everything I have tried to throw at it, and asks for more ; Graphics were stellar for everything that I was using it for ; I am not a sound quality freak but, it sounded perfect to me ; When it was working,...

The hard drive has failed on me twice now, the second time it is totally broken, there is nothing that I can do to bring it back to life ; So now I have to buy another hard drive because I failed to buy the extended warranty at BB

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

A great value for a low-mid tech consumer.

 

I am really surprised at some of the reviews of this machine, especially about it running hot. This tower runs at a cool-normal temp at all times that we have checked it, even after running some pretty draining programs and running for several hours....

Setup was a breeze, arrived very quickly, and took no time to update. Husband is not a very computer savvy person so this tower is perfect for him. Simple, easy, and can handle all of the games that he plays such as Requiem and Fallen Earth ; 1. Quad...

6 months of Norton comes with this machine. I detest Nortons as it is a virus all by itself due to its habit of sticking its grubby little fingers into EVERYTHING on your computer. I never activated it, I just uninstalled and put my own Antivirus in

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

A hunk of junk

 

I think this thing sucks.

It runs

It runs slowly. HP has crammed so much junkware onto the machine that it chugs doing things my 4 year old Athlon 2 could handel. Case is a nightmare with possibly the worst ventiliation I have ever seen, no wonder it comes with a low-end card, anything...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good Performance, needs gaming graphics card.

 

This system has a great blueray drive already installed, 8gb of ram and a strong gaming processor. It also comes with the Radeon 5450 which is semi-alright for gaming. This seems like it was built for gaming, all for a very reasonable price

The graphics card isn't very good

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Do not buy this computer if you intend to dual boot Linux

 

The system as adequate. The 5400 rpm drive is slow in random reads which is what most applications do. The Network Card (NIC) although advertised as GigE never excees speeds of 20 Mbs which is far lower than what my GigE laptop can do on the same...

I bout the refurbished version. So price to value is excellet. Small footprint. Generally sluggish response in Windows. Maybe it is just Windows

Do not buy if you want to run Linux. The BlueRay/DVD does not work with Linux. You have to use a usb thumb drive to install Linux (Ubuntu). I was also not able to configure the video driver for Linux so i don't have any desktop effects (Compiz)....

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

So far; so good...

 

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 on this machine and it absolutely screams! After an initial problem that was solved quite easily, Ubuntu is really perfect for this machine!

Fast, fast, fast

Video card is not really for a gaming system

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HP recertifed

 

Played StarCraft 2 today worked perfect, still need to try on highest detail. Played Elder scrolls Oblivion good too. Will upgrade vid card soon maybe power supply. But for the price and on a budget good pc for a gamer/student. works for me

Love the hp. Fast cpu, ram, hard drive, blueray, everything perfect. Price good, good for college student/gamer like me

Video card maybe power supply. Wanted 1gb vid card but for the price this ones good

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis Type:Desktop
Colour of product:Black

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 slots:3
PCI Express x16 slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:512
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 5450
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory slots:4x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo

Other features

External drive bays:2 x 5.25", 1 x 3.5"
Graphics adapter family:ATI
Internal drive bays:2 x 3.5"
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Weight:5.39

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Drivers included: Yes
Keyboard Included:Y
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Motherboard chipset:AMD 785G
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:7

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:376
Number of Processors Installed:1
Processing Die size:162
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Presler
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Pentium® D
Processor frequency:3.4
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:65
Processor Model:945
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Pentium D 900 series
Processor Socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Tcase:63.4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):95

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor package size:37.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:41.4
Height :40.1
Weight:5.39
Width:17.9