Compaq CQ2960EA PC Reviews: Windows 8 (64-bit) Computer

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+ This desktop computer has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on how easy to connect to internet.

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8.2 out of 10 based on 34 reviews.
Compaq CQ2960EA with Intel Core i3 2120T 2.6 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows 8 (64-bit). DVD-Writer See full product description

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Dean, Portland General user

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Good value for money
Bad points:
no software included
Overall rating 5.0
How easy to set-up 3.0
Software bundle 1.0
How easy to connect to internet 4.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Aug 2013

Stuart, London General user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Provides all my PC needs i.e. working from home, emails, letters etc. Fast response times when internet browsing.
Bad points:
Keyboard was not compatible with PC.
Overall rating 7.0
How easy to set-up 5.0
Software bundle 6.0
How easy to connect to internet 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Aug 2013

Michelle, Macclesfield General user

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
good for every day use
Bad points:
toolbar you have to go through your desktop as it dosent appear when u click internet explorer on the start screen, also if your opening a flie up it dosent give an option to print if it from a link on the emails
Overall rating 6.0
How easy to set-up 5.0
Software bundle 5.0
How easy to connect to internet 6.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Mar 2013

grant, llandudno General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very good product
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 7.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Apr 2013

Richard, General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
For a desk top computer with an intel iCore processor it is great value.

Bad points:
Windows 8 can be tempermental with older hard and software.

AOC monitor that comes with it does not have DVI and isn't as sharp as I'd hoped.
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 10.0
Software bundle 7.0
How easy to connect to internet 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2013

Steven, Chester Business user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Looks good
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 5.0
How easy to connect to internet 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Jun 2013

Richard, Forfar General user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
No problems with set up. Worked staright out of the box.
Bad points:
Some software not needed
Overall rating 9.0
How easy to set-up 9.0
Software bundle 6.0
How easy to connect to internet 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Nov 2013

Product Features

Operating system Windows 8 (64-bit)
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i3
Processor number 2120T
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.6
Graphics card brand Intel
Graphics card model number HD
Built-in disc drive DVD-Writer
Number of USB ports 6

Also known as: Compaq CQ2960EA, HP CQ2960EA

 

Manufacturer's Description

he Compaq CQ-2960EA Desktop PC gives you great performance that makes this computer suitable for the whole family.

Comes with Windows 8

The brand new Windows 8 operating system is here and included in your Compaq CQ-2960EA Desktop PC.

An exciting and highly innovative system, it combines all the important Windows features you love reliably and securely, and it’s even easier to use! Operating around a combination of internet apps and a dazzlingly clear and colourful desktop, it dynamically utilises cloud technology for true mobility and flexibility.

The customisable Start screen lets you arrange all your important information and features as required thanks to the beautiful new tiled icon layout.

Windows 8 works just as well if you’re using a keyboard and mouse as it does on its intended touchscreen interface, so you still get the same fluid usability however you decide to use your computer.

Simple and reliable

With a dynamic 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3 2120T processor and 4 GB of RAM, you and your family can enjoy direct and rapid performance with this great Compaq CQ-2960EA Desktop Computer.

Featuring a solid and fast integrated Ethernet connection, it’s ideal for those essential tasks. Email, keep up with social networking, do homework or create simple documents, handle your personal finances and surf the web to shop or for pleasure.

There’s also a big 500 GB hard drive to store all those essential documents, photos, songs and movies – more than enough for your family’s needs.

Great visuals and sound

Using an integrated Intel HD Graphics facility, this great computer base unit will output sharp, detailed and colourful visuals when connected to a compatible monitor. The CQ-2960EA Desktop PC offers high processing speed and smooth performance for a highly efficient PC.

The integrated high-definition 5.1 audio processor also gives you incredible sound quality to enhance your movies, DVDs and web content for an incredible all-round computing and entertainment experience.

Innovative expansion features

Thanks to the included Connected Remote function, you can play music and videos remote on your desktop PC using a smartphone or tablet.

You’ll also be able to such photos across your PC, smartphone and tablet for quick and easy sharing using Connected Photo.

There’s also Support Assistant to provide you with an interactive solution to keep your PC performing at optimum levels. You’ll be provided with 90 days’ of pre-installed software assistance for your PC to have the best start too.


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