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HP 250 G2 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB May 2014
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Get connected with this value-priced notebook. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools, and Windows 8.1. The durable chassis in a matte charcoal color protects... More
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP 250 G2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 250 G2. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the 250 G2 is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 250 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this type and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 250 G2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 250 G2 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 250 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the 250 G2 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 250 G2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the HP 250 G2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Laptops that are a comparable age to the 250 G2 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 250 G2 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The HP 250 G2 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 41 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 250 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 250 G2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 250 G2

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 250 G2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 250 G2 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250 G2.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 250 G2 has a better processor family than most laptops that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 G2.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 250 G2 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 250 G2.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3085960_price] (8GB).

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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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