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trying to determine which computer is a better machine for speed and performance of HP desktops

which is a better computer for speed and perormance?

HP Slimline 290 Desktop, AMD A4-A4-9125 Upto 2.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD, DVDRW, HDMI, VGA, Card Reader, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro


HP ProDesk 600 G3 Desktop, Intel Dual-Core i3-7100 3.9GHz, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, DVD-RW, DisplayPort, VGA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 10 Pro


HP EliteDesk 705 G3 1MM31UT#ABA Small Form Factor Desktop computer - AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 1500 (3.50 GHz), 8 GB DDR4 Memory, 256 GB SSD, DVD-Writer, Windows 10 Pro
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Director, Information Systems
Out of the box, the EliteDesk will have the most processing power.  Whether or not that will make it the fastest depends ENTIRELY on what you're doing with the computer.


its to run quickbooks.  Nothing else
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems

If all you're running are office applications/browsing the Internet then any of the three choices should be more than adequate, and will likely be good for several years to come.
Jackie Man IT Manager
Distinguished Expert 2019

If I were you, I will select HP ProDesk 600 G3 Desktop as it is designed for business use and it has displayport video output which make a stable video display.