The increasingly compact nature of PCs has lead to the evolution of mini PCs that are much smaller than conventional ones yet pack in some great hardware.
Most importantly, they’re budget-friendly too. Mini PCs are available across almost all OEMs but in this segment, we will take a look at some of the best HPmini PCs.
What are the best HP mini desktop PCs I can buy?
- 256GB 6Gb/s storage capabilities
- Comes with two display ports
- Windows 10 Operating system
- No option for the optical drive
The first thing about this HP ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop Mini PC is its styling: the HP ProDesk looks elegant and the design is something that will make a lasting impression on your mind.
Powering the device is an AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE 4-Core 3.2GHz 2MB CPU coupled with an 8GB DDR4 RAM. Storage options include a 256GB SSD. All of this comes packed in a device that is extremely compact and light.
- Intel Core i5-9500T 6-Core
- Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
- Comes with 6 x USB Type-A
- Seems that some buttons are failing because of misalignment
Not everyone requires a high-end machine, making the HP EliteDesk 800 G5 an uber affordable option that strikes the right balance between features and price. The HP EliteDesk 800 G5 comes powered by an Intel Core i5-9500T processor clocked at 3.7GHz and paired with 16GB RAM.
On the storage front, it offers 256GB and the graphics are managed by Intel UHD Graphics 630. The HP EliteDesk 800 G5 comes preloaded with Windows 10 and is retailing at a good price.
- Intel Q270 chipset
- Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
- Comfortable and fast
- The motherboard could present some issues
True to its name, the EliteDesk 800 looks elegant, setting it aside from its competitors. The EliteDesk is designed to deliver the performance necessary by today’s standards with Intel 7th Generation processors.
The HP EliteDesk 800 G3 comes equipped with an Intel Q270 chipset with options that range from a relatively modest Intel Celeron G3930 to an ultra-powerful Intel Core i7-7700T.
Buyers can choose between Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 530, and Intel HD Graphics 630. On the storage front, the HP EliteDesk 800 G3 offers choices ranging from 500GB SATA to 1TB Turbo Drive SSD.
Connectivity options on the EliteDesk 800 G3 include Intel i219LM Gigabit Network connection, Type-C Port, Mini VGA Port, Mini HDMI Port, and Mini Serial Port.
- Intel Core i5-4570
- 500GB DVDRW
- Windows 10 activates once online
- Not good for graphic-intensive programs
Not everyone requires a high-end machine, making the HP ProDesk 600 G1 an uber affordable optiuon that strikes the right balance between features and price. The ProDesk G1 comes powered by an Intel Core i5 4590 processor clocked at 3.3GHz and paired with 8GB RAM.
On the storage front, it offers 500GB and the graphics are managed by Intel HD 4600. The HP ProDesk 600 G1 comes preloaded with Windows 7 and is retailing at a good price. Have a look at refurbished options and save some money!
FAQ: Learn more about HP mini PC
- What is the best mini PC to buy?
Check out our comprehensive list of best HP mini PC and make an informed decision.
- What’s the difference between a mini PC and a desktop?
Mini PC’s are the same as desktops only that they don’t take as much desk space.
- Can you game on a mini PC?
It is not recommended to play games on a mini PC since they lack the graphics card and cooling system.