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15 Reasons For
Five Industry Awards
This computer is one of the most awarded of all the new similar spec PCs.
This few processor core personal computer received an "Editor's Choice" from both PC Mag and Macworld.co.uk, both of which decided that this HP personal computer was exceptional.
The reviewer at one more expert review site concluded that they would recommend this computer. This personal computer received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews.
The experts at two other expert review sites both concluded that this HP desktop computer was good. 01net.com gave this desktop computer a "5 Star" award and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Above Average" award.
Several HP 280 reviewers said that the product was good quality. Cnet.com said on CNET.com ten years ago “Prints quickly; print quality is good; a built-in CD burner makes backing up memory cards a breeze”. Photographyblog.com scored the HP 280 4 stars and said “Top quality 4- by 6-inch output” in their HP 280 review. Expert review site Itreviews.com said nine years ago “Good quality portable inkjet photo printer” in their HP 280 review.
HP Has Good Reviews for Its PCs
HP few processor core PCs have good ratings on average and across all personal computers HP is one of the superior manufacturers.
Some HP 280 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “Good-looking prints”.
Good Technical Features
A few HP 280 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned ten years ago “The Epson PictureMate Flash combines the great features of the PictureMate Snap with an added CD burner.”. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk wrote in their review of the HP 280 “Its bulk conceals some useful features and some great technology, such as an included CD drive that lets you read discs”.
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Easy to Use
One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC nine years ago “The inclusion of a CD writer pushes up the price, so if youre comfortable using a computer, you might be better off with one of Epson’s cheaper PictureMates.”.
One HP 280 reviewer said that the HP 280 was good at resisting water ingress. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their HP 280 review “Superb, true-to-life colour reproduction, flattering skin tones, waterproof prints, incorporated CD drive”.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many latest few processor core PCs.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
New few processor core PCs have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the HP 280 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other new few processor core PCs.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
At 3.7 gigahertz, the HP 280 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other recently released few processor core PCs. Across all the few processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 280 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Four USB 2.0 Ports
The HP 280 is a four USB 2.0 port PC. Most of the other desktop computers that were released in the last 12 months have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.
Has One Memory Slot
The number of memory slots found on the HP 280 is more than most few processor core PCs that were released in the last 12 months. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this HP PC.
The narrowest few processor core personal computer that was launched in the last year is 34mm wide, the widest is 440mm, and the average width is 170mm. At only 100 millimeters, the HP 280 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that came out in the last 12 months.
11 Reasons Against
One HP 280 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Ten years ago expert review site Cnet.com said “We dont think the burners worth the extra $100, so go with the PictureMate Snap and pack a few USB thumbdrives instead” in their review of the HP 280.
A Bit Expensive
Several people thought it was not cheap. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The biggest, heaviest and most expensive printer on test, blacks are too black meaning that shadow detail is lost” in their HP 280 review yet they still scored the product 4 stars. Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of this PC “The more expensive 280 mo”.
One customer wrote that the HP 280 was not good value for money. Ten years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “Asks a hefty price” in their review of this PC.
Not Good in Terms of Size
Several HP 280 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was not heavy. Expert website Macworld.co.uk said in their HP 280 review nine years ago “The Epson PictureMate 280 is a giant compared to the other printers on test and, weighing a hefty 3kg” but even so they gave the product a rating of 4 stars.
One customer thought it was not heavy and bulky. Photographyblog.com wrote eight years ago “Relatively big and heavy”.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The HP 280 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.
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Price Increase of £18.77
The 280 has increased in price by £18.77 in the last 4 days.
Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
At only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the HP 280 has a fairly slow max memory bandwidth supported processor compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the 280. New few processor core PCs have max memory bandwidth supported processor of between 10GB/s and 35GB/s.
Quite Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
The HP 280 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other PCs that came out around the same time as the 280. The smallest max internal memory supported processor of recently released desktop computers is 4GB, the biggest is 64GB, and the average max internal memory supported processor is 37GB.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
When compared to other comparable spec PCs that were launched in the last year that we have assessed, the memory clock speed supported by processor of the HP 280 of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The memory clock speeds supported by processors of newly released computers range from 1,300MHz to 1,900MHz.
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many recently released few processor core PCs.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the HP 280 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of new few processor core PCs range from 1,300MHz to 2,200MHz.
Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Across all the few processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 280 the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus data transfer rate is 6.1GT/s. With a system bus data transfer rate of only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the HP 280 has one of the lower system bus data transfer rates amongst few processor core PCs of this age.
3 Other reasons to consider the HP 280
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the HP 280 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core PCs that were launched in the last year.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the HP 280 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other latest few processor core PCs.
HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on few processor core PCs that were launched in the last 12 months. 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.
We compared this personal computer to all the other HDD computers and we think the HP 260 (£275.00) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
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