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HP 260 G1 Mini 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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The fully functional HP 260 Desktop Mini PC delivers the benefit of space saving design that can grow with your business and is equipped with the essential tools you need at an affordable... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 242 expert and owner reviews for HP computers and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its few processor core computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP 260 G1 mini is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port desktop computer.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this type and age.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on desktop computers of a similar age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most desktop computers of a comparable age and spec to the 260 G1 mini have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 260 G1 mini which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Has One Memory Slot

The 260 G1 mini has a greater number of memory slots than most PCs of this age and spec. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Shallow

At only 177 millimeters, the 260 G1 mini is quite shallow compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the 260 G1 mini. The shallowest few processor core PC that has been available for more than a year is 33mm deep, the deepest is 1,100mm, and the average depth is 270mm.

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Very Short

The average height of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the 260 G1 mini is 190mm. At only 34 millimeters, the HP 260 G1 mini is fairly short compared to most of the other PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 260 G1 mini.

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Very Light

Across all the similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 260 G1 mini the weights range from 140g to 14kg. At only 700 grams, the HP 260 G1 mini is quite light compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 260 G1 mini.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Computers of this age and type have max internal memory supported processors of between 4GB and 64GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 27GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the 260 G1 mini has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other PCs that are a comparable age to the 260 G1 mini.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the 260 G1 mini have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 690MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the HP 260 G1 mini has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The 260 G1 mini has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst desktop computers of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of desktop computers of a similar age and type to the 260 G1 mini range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The HP 260 G1 mini is a two SATA III connector desktop computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Two SATA Connectorss

Most desktop computers of this age and type have between two and three SATA connectorss, including the 260 G1 mini which has two SATA connectorss.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The 260 G1 mini has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst personal computers of this age. Across all the few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 260 G1 mini the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the VC62B[pl_2947678_price] (1.9GHz), or the UN62[pl_2903237_price] (1.9GHz) both from Asus.

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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 available for more than a year. 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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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The 260 G1 mini has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. The hard drive capacity of similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 260 G1 mini range from 320GB to 2TB.

If this few processor core PC hard drive capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProDesk 400 MT[plb_2926161_price] (1TB).

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most desktop computers of a similar spec and age to the 260 G1 mini have between two and three processor threads, including the 260 G1 mini which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the 260 G1 mini has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the 260 G1 mini. The smallest processor cache of few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the 260 G1 mini is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 260 G1 mini have between one and seven USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 260 G1 mini which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 260 G1 mini

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this desktop computer was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the 260 G1 mini has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Apple 2.8GHz[plb_2898479_price] (1TB), or the Asus M32AD[plb_3097814_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the 260 G1 mini has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been around for around the same time as the 260 G1 mini.

PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion Mini 300[plb_3062216_price] (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Tjunction
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Supplied
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
Design
Chassis Type
2.5" Bay
Case Colour
Performance
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Diagonal
Mouse Included
Display Included
Typical Contrast Ratio
Keyboard Supplied
Display Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Type
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
9 July 2015

The HP 260 G1 should be high on your list if you're looking for an affordable yet capable computer that can deliver the goods in terms of light workloads. It will be equally capable in the...

The price
Better than expected performance
Two memory slots
DisplayPort and VGA
Full Windows
No Wi
Fi or Bluetooth
Lack of storage capacity
Low amount of system memory
No WiFi or Bluetooth

The HP 260 G1 should be high on your list if you're looking for an affordable yet capable computer that can deliver the goods in terms of light workloads. It will be equally capable in the...

9 July 2015

Fin Juin, je vous présentais un bon plan avec le HP Mini 260 G1, un Mini PC à 149.90?. Plutôt bien équipé, il vise avant tout le marché des PME mais qui peut être un bon petit PC de... Read more…

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