The gapTCO is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month's edition compares the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f, Lexmark CX825dte, OKI Data MC780fx+, and Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP. At an AMPV of 4000 pages, 35 percent color pages, 20 percent color coverage, 5 percent black coverage, five-year length of ownership, and manufacturer website pricing for hardware:

  • The OKI Data MC780fx+ is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $11,018.16 followed by the Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP with a TCO of $11,130.65, the Lexmark CX825dte ($11,715.92) and the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f ($12,971.60).
  • All of the devices compared are Energy Star rated and offer print, scan, copy, fax functionalities. The Lexmark CX825dte and OKI Data MC780fx+ are the only devices in the comparison offering PC fax functionality.
  • The Lexmark CX825dte has the fastest print speed devices compared at 55 ppm, followed by the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f 45ppm, the Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP 44 ppm and OKI Data MC780fx+ 42 ppm.
  • All of the products compared have color touchscreen interfaces.
  • All of the devices compared offer network, and gigabit ethernet connectivity. The HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f, Lexmark CX825dte, and Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP all ofter optional WiFi connectivity. The Lexmark CX825dte is the only device to offer optional parallel connectivity.
  • The Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP has the highest usage based black CPP and the lowest usage based color CPP of the devices compared.
  • The Lexmark CX825dte has the largest monthly duty of the devices compared at 250,000 pages followed by the OKI Data MC780fx+ 150,000 pages, Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP and the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f both with monthly duties of 120,000 pages.
  • Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment are as follows:
    • OKI Data MC780fx+: $ 0.0093
    • Lexmark CX825dte: $0.0121HP
    • Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f: $0.0164
    • Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP: $0.0199
  • Usage-Based Color CPPs for this specific printing environment are as follows:
    • Xerox ColorQube 8900/X MFP: $0.0361
    • OKI Data MC780fx+: $ 0.0603
    • Lexmark CX825dte: $0.0611
    • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M680f: $0.0723

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Product Breakdown

Product Breakdown

Lifetime TCO

Lifetime TCO Graph

Detailed Comparison

Detailed Comparison

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Head-to-Head Comparison

head to head comp

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