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HP 250 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 250 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 250. The durable chassis helps... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processor of the HP 250 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 250 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The HP 250 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 250, the HP 250 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. The HP 250 has one of the bigger maximum internal memories (32,768 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 250 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 250 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The HP 250 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 250 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 notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average internal memory of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 250 is 5.3GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The HP 250 has a very small battery capacity (only 31 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP 250 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst laptops of this age. Laptops of this age and type have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP 250 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 250 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 250 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 250 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the 250.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 250.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 15 (2.2kg).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus X553MA (1.86GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(10)
11 September 2016

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7 March 2014

HP's 250 G2 As already expected, the HP 250 G2 does not stand out from the crowd. Its silent operation makes it special among the competitors. The display is poor, but at least it is matte and not...

22 August 2016

La HP OfficeJet 250 a clairement une carte à jouer sur le marché des petites imprimantes A4 pensées pour être transportables ou capables de se ranger dans un tiroir. Un poil plus encombrante...

Bosch introduceerde dit voorjaar de PPR250, een elektrische verfroller, waarmee je muren en plafonds 'zo snel en eenvoudig als nooit te voren' kunt verven. Wat Bosch in de communicatie vergeet te... Read more…

Snel gebruiksklaar
Duidelijke handleiding
Eenvoudig te gebruiken
Knoeit niet veel bij normaal gebruik
Redelijk stil
Hoekjes en randjes zijn niet te doen
Lastig om van kleur te wisselen
Lastig schoon te maken
Veel water nodig bij reinigen
Slang wordt niet perfect schoon
23 July 2014

HP 250 G2 to laptop, któremu trudno wybi? si? ponad przeci?tno??. W klasie bud?etowej wiele mo?na wybaczy?, ale z drugiej strony konkurencja oferuje sprz?t, który nie ma takich niepraktycznych,...

Acceptable keyboard, indicator LEDs for radio modules, mute and CapsLock, almost silently, cool, no thermal problems despite passive cooling
Relatywnie dobrej jakoci matowy ekran, dodano blok numeryczny do klawiatury, bardzo cichy, cakiem nieza ywotno baterii
Akzeptable Tastatur
StatusLEDs fr Funk
Mute und CapsLock, nahezu lautlos, khl, keine thermischen Probleme trotz Passivkhlung
Cheap appearance, lid sensitive to fingerprints, ports placed very unfavorable, just fast enough for office
Rozkad portw
Billige Anmutung
Deckel empfindlich gegen Fingerabdrcke
Anschlsse sehr ungnstig platziert, fr Office gerade noch schnell genug
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User Reviews

(24)
Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Tim Z.
(Verified Purchase)

These were a super value at 399.99 sale price. I'd think twice, though at regular price. I bought 5 of these for the office and all 5 got through the UEFI BIOS stress tests without errors. Very... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Sherry j.
(Verified Purchase)

You will want a longer power cord for this laptop if you get one.....it has the same power plug apple HP and gateway have used for years.....you can find a new cord 6feet long for about 8... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2014 by Cory A.
(Verified Purchase)

Check the description, look at the picture...

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Colin Greener

Just though I should add a quick review as I've had this monitor for just over a year, and it's now started to go wrong. The screen just turns off, and the only way to turn it back on is to... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by J B Whistlecraft
(Verified Purchase)

Nice lightweight machine ideal for training and business presentations.

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