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HP 400 G2

HP 400 G2 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB Feb 2016
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HP Personal Computers Have Good Reviews

Medium processor core personal computers manufactured by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PCs (not just medium processor core personal computers) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on latest similar spec computers.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core personal computers that have been available for the last year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other latest comparable spec PCs.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 400 G2 is a six USB 2.0 port computer.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Short

The heights of computers that came out around the same time as the 400 G2 range from 10mm to 560mm. With a height of only 95 millimeters, the HP 400 G2 is one of the shorter newly released medium processor core personal computers amongst desktop computers of this age.

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17 Reasons Against

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

The HP 400 G2 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port personal computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that were launched in the last year have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months the max memory bandwidth supported processor range from 10GB/s to 77GB/s, and the average max memory bandwidth supported processor is 34GB/s. The HP 400 G2 has one of the slower max memory bandwidth supported processor (only 25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Very Small Max Internal Memory Supported Processor

Across all the new personal computers the max internal memory supported processors range from 2GB to 1.6TB. At only 32 gigabytes, the HP 400 G2 has a quite small max internal memory supported processor compared to most of the other newly released medium processor core personal computers.

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Only 4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

The HP 400 G2 supports a 4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version which is better than the 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version supported by most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

This computer's on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version (4) is actually the worst supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version across all medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 400 G2.

The best supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version across similar types of computer is 4.4.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last year. The average internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 400 G2 is 7.9GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB memory PCs currently available including the Acer Veriton X2632G[plb_2854035_price], or the Lenovo E73[plb_3338475_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the 460-p059na[pl_3700375_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the 550-252na[pl_3728569_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Alienware Steam Machine[plb_3359792_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor

With a memory clock speed supported by processor of only 1,333 megahertz, the HP 400 G2 has one of the slower memory clock speeds supported by processors amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 400 G2 is 800MHz, the fastest is 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,800MHz.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 400 G2 is 910GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 400 G2.

There are a number of other 500GB hard drive capacity computers currently available which you might also want to look at including the Acer Veriton X2632G[plb_2854035_price], or the Lenovo M700 Tiny[plb_3338469_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire X3-710[plb_3359054_price] (1TB and cheaper), the Alienware Steam Machine[plb_3359792_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the HP 550-252na[plb_3728569_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The HP 400 G2 supports an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than the 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version supported by most medium processor core personal computers that were launched around the same time as it. The worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version of all similar spec computers that have been available for the last year is 11.2/12 and the best is 12.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the HP 400 G2 of only 1.024 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst latest similar spec personal computers. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of new PCs is 8.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The HP 400 G2 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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Only One DisplayPort

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 400 G2 have between one and three DisplayPorts, including the HP 400 G2 which has one DisplayPort.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 400 G2 is 42GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the HP 400 G2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP 400 G2 has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it have a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is in fact the worst internal memory type amongst all latest PCs.

The best internal memory type across similar types of desktop computer is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last year range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.7MB. With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the HP 400 G2 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst similar spec computers of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP 400 G2 is a four processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months have between four and seven processor threads.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,600 megahertz, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 400 G2. Across all the comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 400 G2 the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz.

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Very Low System Bus Data Transfer Rate

At only 5 Gigatransfers per second, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly low system bus data transfer rate compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 400 G2. The average system bus data transfer rate of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 400 G2 is 7.4GT/s, and the system bus data transfer rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 400 G2

Released Ten Months Ago

This HP computer has been on the market for ten months.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 3 gigahertz, the HP 400 G2 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest desktop computers.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the 400 G3 SFF[pl_3864883_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper), the 400 G3 MT[pl_3817115_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper), or the 280 G2[pl_3726319_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper) all from HP.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 400 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 400 G2.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity PCs currently available including cheaper PCs such as the Acer Veriton X2632G[plb_2854035_price], or the Lenovo M700 Tiny[plb_3338469_price].

If you would prefer a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire X3-710[plb_3359054_price] (1TB and cheaper), the Alienware Steam Machine[plb_3359792_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the HP 550-252na[plb_3728569_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on PCs that have been available for the last 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.

There are a number of alternative HDD personal computers currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper personal computers such as the Acer Veriton X2632G[plb_2854035_price], or the HP 550-254na[plb_3730369_price].

Desktop computers with a faster storage speed that might be worth looking at include the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3242115_price] (SSD), or the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3357451_price] (SSD) both from DELL or the HP ProDesk 400 G3 SFF[plb_3187993_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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
Processor Memory Voltage
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
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
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
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied

Expert Reviews

4 October 2016

HP rinnova la gamma dei ProBook 400 della serie G4 , i notebook indirizzati a piccole medie imprese, che adesso dovrebbero vantare anche un'autonomia più prolungata. Forte delle indagini di... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w8p, hp w10, hp w8pl, hp w10p, hp x3k63, hp w8pli, hp 400g2, hp w10pr, hp t4r06, hp j4b19, hp w7p64, hp n9e72, hp w4a72, hp t4r03, hp p5k21, hp i56500, hp 4gb500, hp j4b19e, hp w7p64b, hp n9e72e, hp 400g2p, hp w4a72e, hp t4r03e, hp w10p64, hp p5k21e, hp i54590, hp x3k63e, hp w8plic, hp 400g2d
Barcodes 00190780701201, 00190780717820, 00889894582188, 00889894724304, 00889894726308, 00889894963154, 00889894981677

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4 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
£ 507.18 £488.40
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