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Based on 276 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its desktop computers. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core PCs range compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on desktop computers of this spec and age.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on comparable spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on medium processor core PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
The ProDesk 400 G2 is a six USB 2.0 port personal computer.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on medium processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago.
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At only 100 millimeters, the ProDesk 400 G2 is fairly short compared to most of the other personal computers that were launched around the same time as the ProDesk 400 G2. The shortest desktop computer of this spec and age is 9.8mm high, the tallest is 560mm, and the average height is 290mm.
8 Reasons Against
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProDesk 400 G2 range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. The ProDesk 400 G2 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 400 G2.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec personal computers that have been available 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
The internal memory of medium processor core PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 64GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ProDesk 400 G2 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core PCs of this age.
PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the DELL 270 (6GB).
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProDesk 400 G2 have hard drive capacity of between 1GB and 3TB. The ProDesk 400 G2 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec computers of this age.
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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Only Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the ProDesk 400 G2 is more than most computers of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly 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 HP PC.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The ProDesk 400 G2 is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProDesk 400 G2 have between one and seven USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3 gigahertz, the HP ProDesk 400 G2 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 400 G2 is 3.6GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.4GHz.
2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 400 G2
Released Over Two Years Ago
This computer was released over two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the ProDesk 400 G2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 400 G2.
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
545, I5-4590, I5-4590T
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported 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
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete 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 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
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
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Embedded Options Available
Thermal Monitoring Technology
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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