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Fujitsu Esprimo Q520 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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The FUJITSU ESPRIMO Q520, featuring full desktop PC functionality in a stylish and compact housing, is a real eye-catcher on your desk. Latest generation Intel Core processors deliver the... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on desktop computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 typical of many personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many desktop computers of this spec and age.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago is 360mm. The Esprimo Q520 is one of the shallower medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Esprimo Q520 (only 188 millimeters) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age.

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Very Light

The weights of similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Esprimo Q520 range from 250g to 24kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the Fujitsu Esprimo Q520 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Esprimo Q520.

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Very Short

Similar spec PCs that were released around the same time as the Esprimo Q520 have heights of between 19mm and 560mm, and the average height is 280mm. With a height of only 54 millimeters, the Esprimo Q520 is fairly short compared to most of the other computers that were released around the same time as the Esprimo Q520.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Fujitsu Esprimo Q520 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer. Most of the other comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Esprimo Q520 have between one and eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2 gigahertz, the Esprimo Q520 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago range from 1GHz to 4.1GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Esprimo Q920[plb_2667766_price] (2.2GHz).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many desktop computers of a comparable age and type 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.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Fujitsu Esprimo Q520 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years. Desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Esprimo Q520 have internal memory of between 2GB and 64GB.

Computers with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2578763_price] (8GB), or the Fujitsu Esprimo Q920[plb_2667766_price] (8GB).

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of computers of this age and spec is 3,200MHz. The Esprimo Q520 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,150 megahertz) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.024 gigabytes, the Esprimo Q520 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to the Esprimo Q520 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1GB and 2GB.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Esprimo Q520 is a two USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Only One 5.25" Bay

The Esprimo Q520 is a one 5.25" bay computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

The Esprimo Q520 is a one DisplayPort personal computer.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Esprimo Q520 is a four USB 2.0 port personal computer.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the Esprimo Q520 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Esprimo Q520. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Esprimo Q520 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Esprimo Q520 is a four processor thread computer. Most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the Esprimo Q520 have between four and seven processor threads.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3 gigahertz, the Esprimo Q520 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Esprimo Q520. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the Esprimo Q520 range from 1.3GHz to 4.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Fujitsu Esprimo Q520

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Fujitsu released the Esprimo Q520.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Esprimo Q520 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and type.

If this desktop computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z230[plb_2554785_price] (1TB and higher rated).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Esprimo Q520 has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Esprimo Q520.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Non-ECC Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujitsu 4590, fujitsu 4590t, fujitsu p211207, fujitsu p211207p
Barcodes 04053026651387, 04053026730501

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