Reviews and Problems with HP Compaq dx2300 Microtower PC (RT837UT)
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HP Compaq dx2300 Review
28 June 2007
Conclusion: Since the HP doesn't come with a monitor, the company sent along its HP L2045w flat-panel display ($279). This 20.1-inch widescreen LCD is ideal for pairing with Vista, as the extra width makes room for the handy sidebar gadgets or lets you see a document window and your e-mail pane side by side). The 1,680 by 1,050 resolution is a good fit for the panel size, and we had no complaints about the screen's crisp text and rich colors.
Excerpt: Need a really basic Vista Business machine as an emergency fill-in for your small-office network? The DX2300 can serve as your spare tire. If you need a PC for anything else, however, keep looking.
Pros: Inexpensive, Integrated graphics powerful enough for Vista's Aero UI
Cons: Very sluggish performance, 512MB of RAM no match for Vista