One for all and All-In-One: HP’s Compaq 6000 Pro


If you’re familiar with the HP Compaq 6000 Pro family, then you know you can select from a myriad of configurations and sizes for the desktop. In fact, the options are so great that if you hear of someone talking about a 6000 Pro, you’re going to have to ask more questions to understand exactly what they’re talking about, “…is it a micro-tower, a small form factor, the size of a toaster?” Ok, so they don’t make them the size of a toaster, but last June they did put the reliable 6000 Pro innards into the framework of an all-in-one PC.

HP Compaq 600 All In One

HP Compaq 600 All In One

I got my hands on one of these a couple of months ago and it made the rounds to client sites with positive feedback following in its footsteps. It truly does meet the enterprise class expectations of reliability, security, manageability and stability already established by the HP 6000 series of machines.

The HP Compaq 6000 Pro All-in-One boasts impressive performance features, including a choice of Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Windows 7 Professional 32- or 64-bit operating system, up to 8 gigabytes (GB) of DDR3 memory, hard drives up to 1 terabyte and an optional 80-GB solid-state drive. Featuring a 21.5-inch diagonal full HD LED backlit HP BrightView LCD screen with dual display capability, the PC offers crisp videoconferencing for face-to-face communication, maximized through Bluetooth wireless solutions.

Businesses can easily produce and share digital content using the 16x Max SuperMulti optical drive and slim-tray DVD burner with LightScribe, and they can take advantage of seven USB ports and an IEEE 1394 FireWire port for easy data transfer. Additionally, the six-in-one memory card reader, optional MXM graphics and optional TV tuner offer enhanced multimedia flexibility.

The incorporated display port helps customers conveniently attach to a high-resolution external monitor or digital signage display, allowing for better multitasking and workflow. For customers who require added security, the PC also features PS/2 ports to allow users to disable USB ports on their PCs, while still using the PS/2 ports for the mouse and keyboard.

The HP Compaq 6000 Pro All-in-One offers easy access to components for simplified service and upgrades similar to the 6000 Pro series small form factor and microtower PCs. Sectioned, removable panels on the back of the chassis allow administrators to easily and efficiently service the PC without incurring additional downtime.

Right now, we have a demo unit sitting in our offices in Carmel.  So, swing by for a quick test drive.  Or, I’d be happy to drop it off at your corporate office of school system for a longer trial run.  Just let me know.