HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

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HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

Talk about the fact that the computers in our understanding of the standard are already dying within three to four years and an option from HP clearly demonstrates what we will use computers in the near future. HP Elite Slice has a very compact size, makes a minimum of noise and consumes less power than any desktop computer with a large power supply, plus now you will be able to install modules to extend the possibilities of the computer. The device is simply perfect for home, office or educational institutions, because thanks to a smaller size, the smaller the noise from work and an attractive price, this gadget can easily replace a large and dusty system unit. Today we decided to take a closer look at the new product and decide what it still has advantages, and what are the disadvantages. Yet, ideal nettop is that no one showed.

HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

HP Elite Slice: Specifications

As expected, the nettop HP Elite Slice will be available in several trim levels. It should also be noted that when buying a computer, you get a basic module, which only then can cling other features. In the basic configuration the computer has received Intel Core i3-6100T processor, 4GB of RAM, HDD 500 GB, and integrated graphics. Next is the middle set of power, which includes the Core i5-6500T processor, 8GB of RAM, and store personal content you offer is no longer on obsolete the HDD, an SSD of 256 GB. Maximum grade is different from the average only processor – Core i7-6700T. Although, as for me, in HP Elite Slice establish such a powerful processor just does not make sense, because for the home or office so power is not necessary, but if you want to install video – should look at other options nettops.

HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

HP Elite Slice: Design

What we like is the design of the computer case. The body is completely made of black plastic with a matte finish, so that the dust on it is not so much settles, fingerprints do not remain and generally spoiled such a coating for a long time. The top of the logo of the company is located in the new font, colored in bronze with a golden color. Similarly, color painted decorative grille located under the cover of the computer. Thanks to its compact size, low weight and very stylish appearance, HP Elite Slice will find exactly the consumer.

HP Elite Slice review: Fully modular nettop

HP Elite Slice: Modules

Note that while we could for the computer are not yet available, and there are only three, the module HP Elite Slice cost starts from $ 35 up to 110. The cheapest, as we believe, will mount VESA – it will consolidate the nettop on the wall or the back of the monitor, in order to save space on the table. The second value is a slot for HDD drive. If you need to store a lot of content, then at least 8 terabytes here put and enjoy. Drive sold separately, of course. The most expensive unit is a 360-degree speaker by Bang & Olufsen. It gives clear and loud sound, excellent quality, the cost of such a module is $ 110. Controversial module, as for me.

Result

Now let’s talk about the cost of such a decision. In the base price HP Elite Slice is $ 699, that is enough for home or office use. If you want a little more power – 900 and $ 1,000 for the average and maximum sets. Of course, for a thousand dollars, you can easily assemble a monster game, and it is simply an office option, but modularity and compact size make themselves known and the future of our market.