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HP Pavilion 500
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HP Pavilion 500 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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With convenient expandability options, the HP Pavilion 500 is the versatile PC that grows as your needs do. With a sharp, modern design, it fits seamlessly anywhere you put it. Top that off with... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated desktop computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, 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 typical of many computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacities (1.7 gigabytes) amongst few processor core computers of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion 500 is 0.89GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memory capacities range from 0.12GB to 1.8GB.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on desktop computers of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst few processor core computers of this age. The average hard drive capacity of personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 500 is 600GB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 500 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of this type and age. The total storage capacity of few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 2TB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on few processor core computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor core computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slots

The Pavilion 500 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the computers of this age and type. Most of the similar spec computers that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 500 only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, however this PC has three PCI Express x1 slots.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 500 range from 120MB to 1.8GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1,700 megabyte, the Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory amongst computers of this age.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the Pavilion 500 is more than most few processor core computers that have been on the market for more than two years. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by few processor core computers that have been available for more than two years.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of included cables found on the Pavilion 500 is more than most comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 500.

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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 of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 500 have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 1GB and 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.3TB. The Pavilion 500 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (only 1 gigabyte) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on few processor core computers that have been around 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 HP desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS (Flash).

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Only Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards

The HP Pavilion 500 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it. This HP personal computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by PCs of this spec and age. The compatible memory cards "Memory Stick (MS)", "MS PRO", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Only One 3.5" Bay

Most computers of this age and type have between one and five 3.5" bays, including the Pavilion 500 which has one 3.5" bay.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 500

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the Pavilion 500.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 500 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 500.

PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the ThinkCentre E73 (3.5GHz), or the ThinkCentre M73 SFF (3.5GHz) both from Lenovo or the DELL OptiPlex 3020 (3.5GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 500 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other computers that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 500.

Personal computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL OptiPlex 3020 (8GB).

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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
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
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
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
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
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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 (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Internal Modem
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slots
PCI Express X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Form Factor
Motherboard Chipset
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Width
Package Depth
Package Height
Package Weight
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
Manual
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 500212, i34gb1, 500212l, i34gb1t, 500212la, i34gb1tb, hp j4w74, hp j4w74a, k5g66aaaba, hp j4w74aa, hp j4w74aaa, hp j4w74aaab, hp j4w74aaaba
Barcodes 00888182342862, 00888182941881, 00888793556672
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