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HP 280 G1 MT
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HP 280 G1 MT 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Based on 276 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 280 G1 MT have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 64GB. The 280 G1 MT has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released one year ago.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

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

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

Most personal computers that were released around the same time as the 280 G1 MT have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 280 G1 MT which has six USB 2.0 ports.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

Across all the PCs of a similar type and age to the 280 G1 MT the widths range from 33mm to 510mm, and the average width is 180mm. With a width of only 165 millimeters, the HP 280 G1 MT is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 280 G1 MT.

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9 Reasons Against

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

The 280 G1 MT is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core PCs that were launched around the same time as 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.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 MT has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the 280 G1 MT. The smallest hard drive capacity of personal computers of a similar age and spec to the 280 G1 MT is 1GB and the biggest is 3TB.

If this PC hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Veriton M6640G (1TB).

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The HP 280 G1 MT has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of this spec and age. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this HP personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this HP PC.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The HP 280 G1 MT is a two USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 280 G1 MT have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 280 G1 MT the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 520GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the 280 G1 MT has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that were released around the same time as the 280 G1 MT.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the 280 G1 MT has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this spec and age. The slowest memory clock speed of PCs that were released one year ago is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

Most similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as the 280 G1 MT have one PCI Express x16 slot, including the 280 G1 MT which has one PCI Express x16 slot.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 280 G1 MT

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 280 G1 MT has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the 280 G1 MT.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity desktop computers to this personal computer and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the 280 G1 MT has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other computers that were launched more than a year ago.

PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the DELL 270 (6GB), or the Acer Veriton M6640G (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.9 gigahertz, the 280 G1 MT has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the 280 G1 MT.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP 400 ($329.99) (3GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

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Memory Channel Supported Processor
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Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
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Internal Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Recovery Operating System
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Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
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Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Special Features
Embedded Options Available
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
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Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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Power
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Intel Virtualization Technology
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Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w10, hp w10p, hp n9e78, hp i54590, hp n9e78e, hp n9e78ea, hp i54590s
Barcodes 00889296041924, 08892960419242
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