HP few processor core computers have good reviews on average and across all desktop computers HP is one of the better rated brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that are a similar age to it.
4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
This desktop computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of few processor core computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 280 G1 is 2.8GHz. With a processor clock speed of 3.7 gigahertz, the HP 280 G1 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst few processor core computers of this age.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of this type and age.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
The HP 280 G1 is a six USB 2.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other personal computers that are a similar age to the 280 G1 have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports.
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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core 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.
If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Chromebox (SSD and cheaper), or the Vivo Mini UN42 (SSD and cheaper) both from Asus or the DELL Chromebox 3010 (SSD and cheaper).
Only One 5.25" Bay
The HP 280 G1 is a one 5.25" bay PC. Most of the other desktop computers of this age and type have between one and two 5.25" bays.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the 280 G1.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP 280 G1 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
The HP 280 G1 has a relatively average hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the 280 G1.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 280 G1.
We compared all the other 4GB memory PCs to this desktop computer and we think cheaper personal computers such as the Asus Chromebox is also worth considering.
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