This HP desktop computer was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, Zdnet.fr and Cnetfrance.fr all of whom said that this few processor core personal computer was terrific.
The reviewer at Extrememhz.com endorse this PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.
Good Expert Reviews
This PC has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100 based on twelve expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, connectreviews.com and about.com. This puts this desktop computer in the top 15% of all the comparable spec PCs that came out in the last year when ranked by average expert review score.
Several customers thought the product was good looking. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their HP 260 review “Epson PictureMate Dash This bulky printer produces nice-looking photos quickly, easily”.
HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews
On average HP few processor core PCs have good reviews as do all computers manufactured by HP.
Easy to Use
A number of HP 260 owners wrote that it was easy to use. Macworld.com said on expert review site Mac World “It's fast and very easy to use; it prints good-looking photos;” and rated it 80 out of 100. Two years ago Uk.askmen.com gave this PC a score of 4 stars and said “Portable Great looking prints Easy to use Fast printing Computer connection not required” in their review.
Some HP 260 owners wrote in their reviews that the HP 260 was compact. About.com rated it 5 stars and mentioned “The Epson PictureMate Dash PM 260 compact photo printer does one thing”. About.com also mentioned “This miniature, compact "personal photo lab" truly is just that, delivering amazing”. Expert review site Extrememhz.com said “There are few products as convenient as a compact photo printer” in their review of this PC.
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One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Uk.askmen.com mentioned in their HP 260 review “USB port can be used to connect PictBridge devices, as well as flash drives, hard drives”.
Good Product Quality
One HP 260 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Four SATA Connectorss
The HP 260 has more SATA connectorss than most of the new few processor core PCs. This personal computer is a four SATA connector desktop computer compared to most of the few processor core PCs that are a similar age to the 260 which only have between two and three SATA connectorss.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
As one of the newer computers, this computer is likely to have more advanced features.
Supports One Case Placement
The number of placements supported by the HP 260 is more than most few processor core PCs that have been available for the last year. The most commonly supported case placement is Vertical, but this case placement is not supported by this HP desktop computer. The case placements Horizontal are also supported by this desktop computer.
The HP 260 is one of the shallower recently released desktop computers (only 175 millimeters) amongst few processor core PCs of this age. Across all the recently released similar spec personal computers the depths range from 34mm to 600mm, and the average depth is 280mm.
The average height of few processor core PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 260 is 220mm, and the heights range from 27mm to 500mm. At only 34 millimeters, the HP 260 is very short compared to most of the other latest PCs.
With a weight of only 700 grams, the HP 260 is quite light compared to most of the other new few processor core PCs. The lightest new few processor core personal computer is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 15kg.
8 Reasons Against
Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the 260 have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 64GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 37GB. The HP 260 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released few processor core PCs.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Few processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the 260 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 690MHz. The HP 260 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
Across all the few processor core PCs that were released in the last 12 months the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.7GHz. The HP 260 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.9 gigahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age.
Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 260 have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 35GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 29GB/s. The HP 260 has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
The average memory clock speed supported by processor of few processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 260 is 1,500MHz. With a memory clock speed supported by processor of only 1,333 megahertz, the HP 260 has a fairly slow memory clock speed supported by processor compared to most of the other newly released similar spec personal computers.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of few processor core PCs that came out in the last 12 months is 640GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 500GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 260 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 260.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The HP 260 is a two USB 2.0 port computer.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of few processor core PCs that have been around for the last year range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,700MHz. At only 1,600 megahertz, the HP 260 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the 260.
3 Other reasons to consider the HP 260
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 260 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 260.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the HP 260 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other latest few processor core PCs.
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on recently released few processor core PCs. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
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Large, tiltable LCD
Reasonable cost per print
Portable Great looking prints Easy to use Fast printing Computer connection not required
Photos look universally pale
Doesnt come with a case (one is sold separately) The cropping feature just zooms in, you cant select the area to crop
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