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Careful you don't drop it!

Advantages: Great name and good support
Disadvantages: poor build quality, flimsy

The Compaq line of small form factor PCs have always been sturdy machines very suited to the business environment. Compaq used to take care to design a machine without the frills, which would meet most standard business use. Costs were also kept low, ...

pob0782 03.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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great workhorse!

Advantages: brand name, small form factor case
Disadvantages: expensive

A company that i have recently done work for has purchased a number of these machine (my job was to set up the network, and install the computers). On the outside: The computer case is finished in black and silver and makes it look fant ...

andy.taylor 24.06.2004 · Read full review
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The Future Of Good Value Desktop PC's

Advantages: Cheap Price, Top Of The Range For Price Bracket
Disadvantages: There are faster systems out there, comes stand alone with no hardware

I recently bought this computer for myself and my family to use to access the internet and for my coursework at college. I needed a replacement for my now ancient 700 Mhz 64mb of RAM. This has more like the power of the game boy in comparison to modern da ...

friedchris 16.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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Good value, but don't be fooled by this

Advantages: Fairly good spec for price, good room for updating in the future
Disadvantages: Deceptive price -many peripherals not included. Also apart from processor spec not amazing

A friend from work recently purchased this PC, due to its low cost and fast speed, however after buying the PC was very disappointed. At first glance this seems like a great buy, however the fast processor is really the only high spec. component of the PC ...

Terigoche 10.05.2004 · Read full review
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Finaly, A Decent All Round PC

Advantages: Cool Case (Didn't I See That In Toys R Us The Other Day???), Cool Specs
Disadvantages: Intergrated Graphics = BAD BAD BAD

...First Impresions: Nice Case P4 = Good (but Athlon XP better) Medium Specs Can Play Games Nice Ammount Of Ram Won't fall apart on you The case is almost exactly like that of the other HP macine. It would look good, as HP are behind it. I don't kno ...

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Review of HP Compaq Business Desktop D530 (DF372A)

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Manufacturer Support

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