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HP 280 G1 Microtower PC

HP 280 G1 Microtower PC 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.6GHz 4GB May 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

On average HP few processor core personal computers have good ratings compared to other brands as do all personal computers manufactured by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the personal computers of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 740MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 310MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the 280 G1 Microtower PC has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the 280 G1 Microtower PC has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released more than a year ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of few processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 280 G1 Microtower PC is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3.6 gigahertz, the 280 G1 Microtower PC has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 280 G1 Microtower PC is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.

Alternative 3.6GHz processor clock speed PCs currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper desktop computers such as the HP HP 280 G1 ($359.98).

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 (3.7GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF (3.7GHz and cheaper).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on PCs of this type and age.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The 280 G1 Microtower PC is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other PCs of this type and age have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports.

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Four Processor Threads

The 280 G1 Microtower PC is a four processor thread computer.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP 280 G1 Microtower PC is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Few processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 280 G1 Microtower PC have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.7 gigabytes, the 280 G1 Microtower PC has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 280 G1 Microtower PC.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most computers of a similar age and spec to the 280 G1 Microtower PC have between one and five 3.5" bays, including the 280 G1 Microtower PC which has one 3.5" bay.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The 280 G1 Microtower PC is a one 5.25" bay computer.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 280 G1 Microtower PC

Released Over a Year Ago

This computer was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the 280 G1 Microtower PC has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the 280 G1 Microtower PC.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity computers to this desktop computer and we think cheaper computers such as the DELL Inspiron 3847 is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus VM62 ($461.50) (1TB), the HP ProDesk 400 MT (1TB), or the Lenovo H30 (1TB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 Microtower PC has a pretty average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs that were released around the same time as the 280 G1 Microtower PC.

We compared this PC to all the other 500GB hard drive capacity computers and we think cheaper desktop computers such as the DELL Inspiron 3847 is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire XC-705 (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 Microtower PC has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 280 G1 Microtower PC.

Alternative 4GB memory PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 3847, or the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF ($333.33) (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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.

We compared this personal computer to all the other HDD PCs and we think the DELL Inspiron 3847, and the Asus BP6320 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the storage speed of this desktop computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Chromebox CXI ($319.82) (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor Memory Voltage
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 1.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 1.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
5.25" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Display Type

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp n0d96, hp n0d96e, hp n0d96ea
Barcodes 00725184102707, 00725184102714, 00889894134820, 00889894295897
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