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7 Reasons For
HP Personal Computers Have Good Reviews
HP is one of the better rated PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on personal computers of a similar age and spec to it.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The Pavilion 550 has a quite big internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 550. Computers of this age and type have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.8GB.
10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology
This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on similar spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and type.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.
+2 More reasons for
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.
5 Reasons Against
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on desktop computers of this age and spec. 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 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many personal computers of this spec and age.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the Pavilion 550 is more than most medium processor core computers that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Pavilion 550 is a two USB 2.0 port personal computer.
+2 More reasons against
Only One PCI Express X16 Slot
The Pavilion 550 is a one PCI Express x16 slot personal computer.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 550
Released Over a Year Ago
This personal computer was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 3.2 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 550 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 550.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 550 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were released more than a year ago.
+2 Other reasons
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 550 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 550.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
LightScribe Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
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 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Standard Manageability
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0
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
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
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video