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HP Chromebox CB1
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HP Chromebox CB1 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

HP is one of the better rated computer manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its few processor core computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP Chromebox CB1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer. Most of the other computers of a comparable age and type to the Chromebox CB1 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Chromebox CB1 has a faster storage speed than most few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year. This PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most desktop computers of this age and spec have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CB1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed across similar types of personal computer.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on desktop computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Chromebox CB1 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most desktop computers of a similar age and type to it. Across all few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago the best internal memory type is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The Chromebox CB1 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most desktop computers of this age and spec. This personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Chromebox CB1 is a four USB 3.0 port desktop computer.

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5.1 Audio Output Channel

This computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

Across all the PCs that were launched more than a year ago the widths range from 29mm to 660mm. With a width of only 126 millimeters, the Chromebox CB1 is one of the narrower personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox CB1 amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

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Very Short

With a height of only 39 millimeters, the Chromebox CB1 is one of the shorter PCs of this spec and age amongst comparable spec computers of this age. The heights of computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebox CB1 range from 27mm to 500mm, and the average height is 190mm.

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Very Shallow

At only 124 millimeters, the HP Chromebox CB1 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago. Few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox CB1 have depths of between 33mm and 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm.

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Very Light

At only 630 grams, the Chromebox CB1 is fairly light compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year. Across all the PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox CB1 the weights range from 140g to 14kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebox CB1 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP Chromebox CB1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec PCs of this age.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Chromebox CB1 is a two SATA III connector PC.

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Only Two SATA Connectorss

The Chromebox CB1 is a two SATA connector desktop computer.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Chromebox CB1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of desktop computers of this type and age is 540GB, and the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 3TB.

Personal computers with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Asus Vivo Mini UN42[plb_2736372_price] (32GB).

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.4 gigahertz, the HP Chromebox CB1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec. The slowest processor clock speed of PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox CB1 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.

If you are looking for a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Chromebox CXI2[pl_2928064_price] (1.5GHz), or the Chromebox CXI2[pl_2954312_price] (1.5GHz) both from Acer.

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Quite Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of computers of this age and type is 86GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox CB1 has a very small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CB1 have between two and three processor threads, including the Chromebox CB1 which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebox CB1 the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Chromebox CB1 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the Chromebox CB1 is more than most personal computers of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebox CB1 is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Chromebox CB1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebox CB1.

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Only One Storage Drive

The Chromebox CB1 is a one storage drive personal computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Chromebox CB1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox CB1 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type.

If you want a personal computer with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus M32AD[plb_3097814_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Number of Storage Drives Supported
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter DisplayPorts Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Standard Manageability
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
UART
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
True Key™
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

Expert Reviews

(6)
3 April 2015

We admire HP for thinking outside the box, but it's somewhat of an odd choice. ChromeOS is well optimised for low end hardware and while it can slow down with certain apps or web pages, generally... Read more…

23 September 2014

It's not going to be your main machine, but the HP Chromebox could be a simple and inexpensive choice for the right personChromebooks may be the talk of the town when it comes to Google's Chrome...

23 February 2015

Opgaven var nem nok at forstå: Find en pc, der er lille, lydløs og effektiv. Slut den til tv-skærmen, og brug den til at streame film og tv ? og i øvrigt efter behov som supplement til... Read more…

14 October 2014

De HP Chromebox CB1-020nd (G9D06EA) is een aardige, compacte mini-computer met veel aansluitingen. Hij is ontworpen voor ChromeOS dat ook op de 16 GB SSD is voorgeïnstalleerd. HP biedt met dit...

23 February 2015

Tanken är inte så dum: Gör en dator som är liten, tyst och snabb och som kan anslutas till tv:n i vardagsrummet för att strömma film och tv. I övrigt ska den fungera som ett supplement till... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Matsuman
Matsuman would recommend the HP Chromebox CB1 (Verified Purchase)

This is for someone who just browse the net and with the capability of working on basic office documents, no virus setup headache and no need to be an operating system expert. This is straight out... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Guy P Helliwell
(Verified Purchase)

Good value,chrome os easy to learn, connectivity simple to make.

Reviewed 7 March 2015 by Ian Owen

I felt compelled to write this review. This little device is simply amazing! Plug it in, boots up immediately. Everything is pre-loaded. Google docs, spreadsheet, presentation viewer, email. No... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Mr. S. A. Symons

I bought mine eleswhere, however it is still the same model number. my review comes after 2 weeks daily/nightly heavy use. If you are looking for something to nip around the net with, such as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Roger

Very good machine. But can only put on desk. While Asus similar items have rack included to mount the unit on the back of a monitor...

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Product Identifiers

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