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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Desktop Computers
HP is one of the better rated desktop computer manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its few processor core computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on computers of this age and spec.
Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Across all the similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter memory capacities range from 0.12GB to 1.8GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 0.89GB. The HP 280 G1 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory (1.7 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
When compared to other comparable spec desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed the processor clock speed of, the HP 280 G1's processor clock speed of 3.6 gigahertz is one of the fastest. The average processor clock speed of similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 280 G1 is 2.9GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3.9GHz.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many few processor core computers that were released around the same time as it.
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L3 Processor Cache Level
This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of this age and type.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
Across all the comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 280 G1 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.9GB. When compared to other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the internal memory of the HP 280 G1 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.
Alternative 2GB memory desktop computers currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebox CXI[plb_2545962_price].
If you are looking for a desktop computer with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP ProDesk 600[plb_2753872_price] (4GB).
Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on PCs 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.
If the storage speed of this PC is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS[plb_2420911_price] (Flash).
Only One 3.5" Bay
The HP 280 G1 is a one 3.5" bay personal computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as the 280 G1 have between one and five 3.5" bays.
Only One 5.25" Bay
Most few processor core computers that have been available for more than two years have one 5.25" bay, including the HP 280 G1 which has one 5.25" bay.
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Only One PCI Express X1 Slot
The HP 280 G1 is a one PCI Express x1 slot PC. Most of the other PCs of this age and type have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this computer was released.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this spec and age.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the HP 280 G1 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.