We get ours custom-built locally. Same price as that HP, no junk software added. 3yr mobo, drives, processors. Quick service. They put our image on for us.


David Isham
Network Administrator
Grand Isle Supervisory Union
5038 US Rte 2
North Hero, VT 05474

802-372-6921 vox
802-372-4898 fax

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From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bjorn Behrendt
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 4:09 PM
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Subject: Re: Comments on HP Compaq dc5800


I started buying from ByteSpeed.   They have been good to me and have a 5 year warrenty.  

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From: "Doug Reaves" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 2:41:08 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Comments on HP Compaq dc5800

If anyone who has experience with an HP Compaq dc5800 would like to briefly comment on their experience with this computer I would greatly appreciate it.

We have been purchasing Dell Optiplexes for the last few years and have had good luck with them in terms of durability and imaging, but our most recent Dell quote was higher than this model, so I need to consider the HP. (The dc8550 with an AMD processor came in even lower.) The Optiplexes are easy to work on (no tools) and have a solid kid-proof chassis.


Doug Reaves
Bellows Free Academy
Fairfax, Vermont

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