With convenient expandability options, the HP Pavilion 500 is the versatile PC that grows as your needs do. With a sharp, modern design, it fits seamlessly anywhere you put it. Top that off with...
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Based on 265 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its personal computers. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core computers range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many personal computers that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 500 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 850MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP Pavilion 500 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 gigabytes, the Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst medium processor core computers of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 6.2TB.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec computers that were released more than two years ago is 32GB, the biggest is 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 720GB. The Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec computers of this age.
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Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 12 gigabytes, the Pavilion 500 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 500. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core computers that were released more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8GB.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on computers of this type and age.
Three PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
The Pavilion 500 is a three PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot computer. Most of the other personal computers of this age and spec only have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.
Three PCI Express X1 Slots
The Pavilion 500 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the medium processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago. This computer is a three PCI Express x1 slot PC compared to most of the PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 500 which only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of PCs of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 500 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. The Pavilion 500 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.
Eight Processor Threads
The Pavilion 500 is a eight processor thread personal computer. Most of the other personal computers that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 500 only have between four and seven processor threads.
Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) amongst PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of computers of this age and spec range from 510MB to 6.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2GB.
Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards
The Pavilion 500 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most computers of this type and age. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 500. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this computer.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This personal computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and type to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core computers 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.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the Pavilion 500 is more than most medium processor core computers that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This personal computer was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the Pavilion 500 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion 500.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 500 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 500.
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Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4, 1 x 8, 1 x 4 + 1 x 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Integrated Card Reader
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive Type
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon R7 240
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in 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
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Micro Tower, Tower
Water Cooling System
Audio Output Channel
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power Supply Input Voltage
100 - 240
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video