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HP Pavilion 550 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB May 2016
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

Based on 242 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range compared to other manufacturers.

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 similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Pavilion 550 has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (64 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that were released in the last 12 months the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Released Seven Months Ago

The Pavilion 550 was only relased by HP seven months ago. Newer personal computers like this one are likely to have better features.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Recently released comparable spec desktop computers have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 550 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other recently released similar spec desktop computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year.

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Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards

The Pavilion 550 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months. The compatible memory cards "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this HP personal computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Pavilion 550 has a greater number of placements than most similar spec PCs that came out in the last 12 months. This HP desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by comparable spec computers that were launched in the last 12 months.

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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 new comparable spec PCs.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec computers that came out in the last year range from 500MHz to 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 950 megahertz, the Pavilion 550 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Pavilion 550 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst computers of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of new similar spec personal computers is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Pavilion 550 is more than most personal computers that were launched in the last year. 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 computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 550 have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports, including the HP Pavilion 550 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 550 have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the Pavilion 550 which has one DisplayPort.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 550 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 550. The maximum internal memory of desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 550 range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for the last year have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, including the Pavilion 550 which has one PCI Express x1 slot.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the Pavilion 550 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other latest computers. The smallest processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 550 is 2MB and the biggest is 10MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP Pavilion 550 is a four processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 550 have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 550 is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,400MHz. The HP Pavilion 550 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the computers that were released in the last 12 months the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. The Pavilion 550 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 3.3 gigahertz) amongst similar spec computers of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 550

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 550 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 550.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 550 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion 550.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been on the market for a similar 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.

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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 Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Conflict Free 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
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Port
Graphics Adapter HDMI Port
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI 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
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Height
Package Weight
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 550159, 550206, 550204, 550204n, 550159n, 550206n, 550159ng, 550206nl, 550204nl, hp n0a26, hp n0a26a, t1h33eaabz, hp n0a26aa, t1k44eaabh, p3h32eaabd, hp n0a26aaa, hp n0a26aaab, hp n0a26aaaba
Barcodes 00725184079832, 00889894601889, 00889899000564, 00889899011898

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