Compaq Presario 5900Z

Compaq Presario 5900Z

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  • Dell's Loss - My Gain!

    Jan 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of computer for the money
    Cons: It's not a Dell

    Summary: I d been planning on buying a new Dell desktop for several months and had even gotten an Dell credit card so I could amass Dell discount dollars. So, after the first of the year when my existing PC started having some peculiar (non virus related) ... read more

  • Thank You Very Much, Mr. Roboto

    Feb 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice sound system, one or two good startup programs, optional DVD/CD burner
    Cons: Crappy video card, useless keyboard buttons, many useless startup programs

    Summary: For the longest time my entire family used a 100 mhz Dell computer, up until about a year or two after Starcraft was released. Long story short, the computer wasn't mine, so I couldn't mess with it, and it sucks bad for gaming. So I threw ... read more

  • Overall, a good buy

    Jan 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, reliable, for the most part
    Cons: Big, some odd problems

    Summary: For the most part, I've been pleased with my Compaq. It's been reasonably reliable and satisfactory. Here are the pluses and minuses I've observed: Pluses Speed - I'm not technical enough to know the details but a fast ... read more

  • Its about time.....

    Oct 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to setup, simplified tech support
    Cons: haven't found one yet

    Summary: I bought my new Compaq Presario 5900Z approximately a month ago. I was never a big Compaq fan but I got so frustrated with my old Pentium 133 one weekend that I went shopping for a new computer. I am used to setting up and taking apart ... read more

  • Better than any Dell

    Oct 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Create it the way you want it.
    Cons: Compaq proprietary parts

    Summary: I had a few problems, mainly caused by shipping company FedEx, and Compaq fixed everything. The system is only a 500 mhz, but is faster than any PIII 550-650 I have seen. Easy to setup, and everything works very well. Tech Support went out of their ... read more

  • Customize to Perfection

    Jun 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Can be Customized, Base System is relatively low priced
    Cons: When buying the "best" available, the price can be really steep

    Summary: I went to Compaq.com looking to see if I could find a good deal on a computer ... As far as getting the most for my money, I thought that I should customize it so that the computer would cater to my needs as a user ... The 5900Z series utilizes the AMD ... read more

  • Love my Compaq

    Apr 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Hand pick options you want
    Cons: No S video cable

    Summary: My husband and I recently purchased a Compaq Presario 5900Z. We had it customized, and there was a two week turnaround, but it was worth it to hand pick what options we wanted on this unit. It comes with these features that we picked: ... read more

  • computer great buying process poor

    Apr 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: all around great machine
    Cons: Buying process couldn't be worse

    Summary: I am completely pleased with my 5900Z. It is everything I had hoped for and more. I got the DVD, CD-RW, 250Mb Zip, 700Mhz processor, 256Mb RAM, Klipsch speakers. It is a fantastic combination that I recommend highly. I had a minor problem ... read more

  • Customized My 5900Z-600.. Great Decision

    Apr 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Speedy, friendly customer service. Competitive prices, exceptional choices.
    Cons: None so far

    Summary: I have to say that after many years of using computers, and 4 of those years owning three of my own, I am very impressed with my Compaq Presario 5900Z-600. After a mess of trouble with Gateway, not being able to afford another CyberMax, Micron ... read more

  • Please beware

    Apr 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: When it's working, it's fast
    Cons: Defective

    Summary: I am writing from the Southern California area, and this computer is my second Compaq. I had very little problems with the first one, but this one is something else. Back in November 99, it had a top of the line 700MHZ Athlon. Within a week, it was ... read more

  • Speed DEMON

    Apr 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Speed, Storage room, Graphics card, SPEED
    Cons: Price, Hard to fit on a desk because of its size

    Summary: This computer is the fastest biggest and most reliable computer in its class. Compaq has done it again, it produced an overwhelming speed powerhouse that is easy to use and complete with everything youll ever need next to artificial intelligence. This ... read more

  • The Presario in Layman's...

    Mar 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good system for most users.
    Cons: Default package is a bit cheap.

    Summary: I'm not going to lie. I have never owned the computer in question, nor do I know anyone who does own it! I am, however, proficient with computers and I have looked over what is included in the system specs. I'd like to shed some light on why this ... read more

  • not compaq's greatest moment

    Mar 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fast processor
    Cons: several flaws in the making of the machine

    Summary: Recently (over the holidays)I purchased a compaq. I was surprised by the athlon chip, in that it performed better than my pentium three chip in numerous games. However I did notice that although it was faster, there seemed to be more problems with ... read more

  • Great price, for a great computer

    Mar 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Speed
    Cons: Price

    Summary: In this age of cheap computers, the Compaq Presario 5900Z-750 ($3,460 street, as tested) sounds pricey. The Presario 5900Z-750 that we tested came chock-full of features, however.Compaq Presario 5900Z-750 For starters, it has a generous 34GB IBM ... read more

  • Great Computer

    Mar 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: 64-bit processor, affordable, powerful
    Cons: its Compaq, not to say its bad, but you 'could' go with micron or dell

    Summary: Let me first begin by saying that amd is the best company. They make the best processors for the price, the Intel pentium, still great for games will be beaten in the long run when more game companies release games that will run better with a athlon ... read more

  • Did you get a warranty?

    Feb 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cheap, fast
    Cons: freezes, shuts down, slow start up

    Summary: I recently acquired a Presario computer for Christmas. After the first few hours the computer had frozen twice and shut down four times. I began to ask whether or not we had gotten a warranty. We did but it didn't help. Although Compaqs are ... read more

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