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HP 250 G2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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Get connected with this value-priced notebook. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools, and Windows 8.1. The durable chassis in a matte charcoal color protects... More
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 user and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 250 G2, the HP 250 G2 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the HP 250 G2 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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25 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP 250 G2 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 750 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 250 G2 is 29GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 250 G2 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the HP 250 G2's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The HP 250 G2 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 250 G2 is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250 G2 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 G2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 850MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 750 megahertz, the HP 250 G2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 250 G2 that we have checked, the HP 250 G2's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 313 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the 250 G2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Quite Old PCI Express Slot Version

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250 G2 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. The HP 250 G2 has a quite old PCI Express slot version (only 2) 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 G2.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have checked, the HP 250 G2's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 G2 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The HP 250 G2 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 250 G2 processor families range from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 G2 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the 250 G2 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 250 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 250 G2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes, the HP 250 G2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 250 G2 the maximum internal memories range from 2GB to 33GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The average cache memory of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the 250 G2 is 5.4MB, and the cache memories range from 2MB to 8MB. The HP 250 G2 has a fairly small cache memory (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 G2 the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. The HP 250 G2 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 250 G2.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 250 G2 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the HP 250 G2 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 G2 have hard drive capacity of between 250GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 G2 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250 G2.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 G2 have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP 250 G2 which has four battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The HP 250 G2 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 250 G2 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP 250 G2 is a four processor thread laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 250 G2 have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2 gigahertz, the HP 250 G2 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 250 G2 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 250 G2

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 250 G2 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 250 G2.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the MSI GS70 (17").

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Average Weight

The HP 250 G2 has a relatively typical weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 G2.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp250g2, hp f0z00, hp f0z00e, f0z26eabh5, f7x39eaabd, hp f0z00ea, f7x39ea#abd, hp f0z00eaa, hp f0z00eaab, hp f0z00eaabu
Barcodes 00888182372647, 00888182372654, 00888182372661, 00888182372678, 00888182372685, 00888182393949, 00888182460559, 00888182460566, 00888182501993, 00888182502006, 00888182502778, 00888182506738, 00888182587652, 00888182632895, 00888182632901, 00888182782095, 00888182782101, 00888182812105, 00888182906064, 08881825027784

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