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HP 250 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB May 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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A Top Selling Portable PC

Across all notebook PCs, the 250 is one the most popular products currently available for sale.

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 850MHz. At 896 megahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 250.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 250 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 250.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] which has better reviews; or the 255[pl_2320494_price], and the 255[pl_2446561_price] both from HP which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 250, the HP 250 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think a cheaper notebook PC such as the 255[pl_2320494_price], and the 255[pl_2446561_price] both from HP or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] are also worth considering.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 250. The average weight of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the 255[pl_2320494_price] (2.2kg and cheaper), or the 255[pl_2446561_price] (2.2kg and cheaper) both from HP.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the HP 250's maximum processor memory bandwidth is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 250. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 29GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 896 megahertz, the HP 250 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 250 is 1,200MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The HP 250 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Price Has Increased by £59.99

The price of the 250 has increased by £59.99 in the last 42 days.

Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the HP 250 which has four 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 laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 is 430MHz. The HP 250 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 313 megahertz) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

The HP 250 has one of the older PCI Express slot versions (only 2) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.9.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Very 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 are a similar age to the 250. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP 255[plb_2320494_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 250 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of this spec and age range from 30Wh to 100Wh. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 that we have assessed the battery capacity of, the HP 250's battery capacity of only 31 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to look at including the Transformer Book T100[pl_2964515_price], or the X553[pl_2964492_price] both from Asus.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8,192 megabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The maximum internal memories of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 range from 2GB to 33GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The cache memories of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2MB to 8MB. The HP 250 has a quite small cache memory (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 250 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

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

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable 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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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. The HP 250 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between four and seven processor threads, including the HP 250 which has four processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 250 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus X553[plb_2964492_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo 11e[plb_2422465_price] (SSD).

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Specification

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Colour
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
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
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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
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(6)
11 September 2016

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer is an inkjet that's light enough to travel with, but can copy and scan as well as print...

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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…

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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
8 September 2016

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User Reviews

(19)
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.

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by Markas
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect monitor, no complaints, will be buying 2 more to have a triple monitor setup.

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Lizwil
(Verified Purchase)

Packaging excellent, delivery good. Very pleased with the quality of the monitor and very easy to set-up.

Reviewed 8 October 2014 by Craig Stewart | 4 Comments

First off, I only gave this 2 stars due to the fact that mine has died after less than 18 months of ownership. It started locking up a few weeks ago, it wasn't turning off when I shutdown my PC... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp x0q80, hp w4n38, hp h6q53, hp k3x03, hp p5t75, hp h6q53e, hp k3x03e, hp p5t75e, hp x0q80e, hp w4n38e, k3x00eaabd, hp x0q80es, hp w4n38ea, hp h6q53ea, hp k3x03ea, hp p5t75ea, hp x0q80esa, hp w4n38eaa, hp k3x03eaa, hp p5t75eaa, hp hddk3x03, hp p5t75eaab, hp inc p5t75, hp hddk3x03e, hp x0q80esab, hp w4n38eaab, hp k3x03eaab, hp hddk3x03ea, hp x0q80esabu, hp w4n38eaabu
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