... I have now standarized on Compaq throughout the company for Desktops because I find that they have worked hard on what used to be very poor in customer service. We tend to now buy EP series because they suit our needs. We are not power users but use standard off the shelf products like Microsoft ... Read review
"...I have now standarized on Compaq throughout the company for Desktops because I find that they have worked hard on what used to be very poor in customer service. We tend to now buy EP series because they suit our needs. We are not power users but use standard off the shelf products like Microsoft Office Pro and terminal emulation software for accessing our Unix system. The speeds are more than adequate for most users, why do you need disc access speeds ..."
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"...faults have been recorded for Compaq machines. Even new machines have a tendency to freeze, reboot themselves etc. Support isn't bad but I do think that new machines shouldn't be giving the user any bother.
If you are going to buy a PC be sure to shop around - Make sure you don't buy one with everything 'on board'. This means everthing is attached to the mother board ie. Sound card, Network card etc therefore if anything goes wrong with your hardware ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
Compaq Deskpro EP delivers what professionals demand - the best price/performance in a simple, flexibly designed desktop. The Compaq Deskpro EP offers a broad range of models to deliver highly competitive products with the right set of features at the right price. It offers exceptional long-term value by combining mainstream to next-generation, industry-standard technologies in a highly flexible design. Proven, industry-standard components and the intuitive modular design enable smooth integration of customized features and upgrades to meet the requirements of any environment.The Compaq EP platform is designed to provide stability and consistency throughout the product life cycle. Proposed change to components, ROM or software is closely evaluated to ensure that change is necessary and implemented in a way that impacts customers as little as possible. Industry-leading tools facilitate day-to-day activities such as asset tracking and software management helping you to reduce your total cost of ownership. Compaq Deskpro EP is extensively tested for compatibility in environments simulating real-world conditions with hundreds of leading hardware components and software products.