HP EliteDesk 800 G5 Mini Desktop PC with i5-9500T, 256GB SSD, 16GB RAM Review
HP EliteDesk 800 G5 Mini Desktop PC
HP EliteDesk 800 G5 is a sleek and modern mini desktop computer with the latest technical specs including the powerful Intel i5-9500T processor, 256GB NVMe SSD, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory, Windows 10 Professional 64-bit operating system, Intel UHD 630 graphics card, and modern connectivity options including the WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.
The average customer rating is a decent 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15 satisfied users at the moment. The quarter 1 of 2019 release 9th generation 6-core Intel i5-9500T CPU (9MB smartcache) works at a base speed of 2.2GHz that moves up to 3.70GHz with the turbo boost as required by the tasks at hand. The average CPU Passmark benchmark score is an impressive 8168 at the time of this product review as an advanced processor. And you can perform your daily and demanding tasks easily and multitask efficiently. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 35 watts to help with the reduced energy usage.
You’re getting a 16GB DDR4 SDRAM memory at 2666MHz that lets you have several browser tabs and applications open simultaneously without freezing or lagging. 256GB NVMe Solid State Drive is an average amount of storage space that would be adequate for a good percentage of computer users. You can add more storage or use Cloud for accessing your files whenever you have internet access. With the built-in Intel UHD 630 graphics card with a video card benchmark score of 1550 you can play less demanding games like Farming Simulator 2017 fluently and some modern games at low settings and resolutions.
There is no Optical DVD Drive and a good range of connectivity options and ports including the fastest 802.11ax dual band wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, RJ-45 Ethernet for wired internet, a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port, 6 x USB Type-A 3.1 ports (gen 1 & gen 2), a DisplayPort 1.4 output, 2 x DisplayPort 1.2 Outputs, a VGA port, an HDMI output, and a Media Card Reader, a 1/8″ Headphone output, a 1/8″ Headphone/Microphone/Line Input/Output and a 2-watt built-in speaker.
You can use this mini desktop for streaming and watching videos, browsing the internet as well as the more difficult tasks, but not for multimedia editing or advanced gaming due to a lack of a powerful dedicated graphics card. HP EliteDesk 800 G5 Mini weighs only 2.13 pounds and measures 6.97 x 6.89 x 1.34 inches. This mini desktop offers you plenty of power in a compact case that you can carry around and hook up to a TV or other external monitor. You’ll get a wired keyboard and mouse, an AC adapter and power cord in the box. The warranty offered on this product is 90 days if anything goes wrong within the first 3 months. It is quite a fast and powerful computer that can handle 30 video feeds on multiple monitors.