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HP EliteOne 1000 All-in-One Lets You Upgrade Components

PC MAGAZINE EDITORS’ CHOICE

HP EliteOne 1000

All-in-One

Starts at $1,279.00; $1,519.00 as tested

4/5 Stars

PROS Beautiful 27-inch 4K display. Dual webcams slide behind display when not in use. Fans are whisper-quiet. Easily upgradable. Relatively inexpensive.

CONS Uncomfortable mouse and keyboard. Anemic stereo speakers.

Although the HP EliteOne 1000’s gorgeous 27-inch 4K display and thin bezels are visually impressive, they aren’t necessarily unique. But this business-oriented machine does have one killer feature that is rare among all-in-ones: easy upgradeability. In fact, it’s so easy to access the components in the EliteOne 1000—and even to remove the display—that both IT departments and consumers might consider buying it instead of a traditional desktop. It also happens to include many of the internal components of the same-price Apple iMac 21.5-inch, which makes it an excellent value and our new Editors’ Choice for midrange AIOs.

ALL ABOUT THAT BASE

Instead of housing the Intel Core i5 processor, 256GB M.2 SSD, and 8GB of RAM inside the display enclosure, HP has placed these and the rest of the components into the EliteOne 1000’s base. That’s the secret to the computer’s

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