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HP Chromebox 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB Oct 2015
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

HP is one of the better rated computer brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good ratings for its few processor core personal computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on few processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Chromebox has a faster storage speed than most personal computers that have been around for more than a year. This HP desktop computer has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec desktop computers that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all PCs of this type and age.

The worst storage speed across comparable types of computer is HDD.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP Chromebox has a newer internal memory type than most personal computers of this type and age. This personal computer has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most few processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. The worst internal memory type of all similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox is DDR3-SDRAM and the best is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Supports Three Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the HP Chromebox is more than most PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebox. The compatible memory cards "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Chromebox is a four USB 3.0 port computer.

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5.1 Audio Output Channel

This personal computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is the most frequently found audio output channel on few processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Narrow

The HP Chromebox is one of the narrower personal computers that have been available for more than a year (only 126 millimeters) amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. Few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebox have widths of between 29mm and 660mm, and the average width is 180mm.

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Very Short

The shortest few processor core computer that has been available for around the same time as the Chromebox is 27mm high, the tallest is 500mm, and the average height is 190mm. At only 39 millimeters, the Chromebox is fairly short compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox.

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Very Shallow

The depths of desktop computers of this type and age range from 33mm to 1,100mm, and the average depth is 280mm. With a depth of only 124 millimeters, the Chromebox is one of the shallower few processor core personal computers that were released one year ago amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age.

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Light

Across all the PCs of this spec and age the weights range from 140g to 16kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg. The Chromebox is fairly light (only 630 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Chromebox has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst few processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of personal computers of this type and age is 100MHz, the fastest is 740MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 310MHz.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Chromebox is a two SATA III connector personal computer. Most of the other personal computers that have been around for more than a year have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Two SATA Connectorss

The HP Chromebox is a two SATA connector personal computer.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebox. Across all the few processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB.

If you want a computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Acer M1-601[plb_3187079_price] (32GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of personal computers of this age and spec is 4.7GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. When compared to other desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox that we have assessed, the Chromebox's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebox has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst computers of this age.

If this desktop computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer M1-601[plb_3187079_price] (1.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than a year. The average solid-state drive capacity of few processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox is 91GB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Chromebox is a two processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago have between two and three processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other few processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebox. The processor caches of similar spec computers that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Chromebox is more than most few processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP Chromebox has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox. The maximum internal memory of similar spec computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of PCs of this spec and age range from 4GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the Chromebox has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst PCs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Chromebox

Released Over a Year Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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Design
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Intel Virtualization Technology
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Intel Visual Technology

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