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HP 490 G3

HP 490 G3 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB Sep 2016
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The desktop for a growing business Give your business the strong foundation it needs for growth with the affordable and reliable HP ProDesk 490 MT. Designed with essential security and... More
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HP Has Good Personal Computer Reviews

Based on 242 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core personal computers range.

Only Released Four Months Ago

Being released just four months ago, this personal computer is likely to use better technology.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This PC has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many new medium processor core personal computers.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This personal computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has One Memory Slot

The HP 490 G3 has a greater number of memory slots than most similar spec personal computers that have been around for the last year. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on computers that have been around for around the same time as the 490 G3.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 490 G3 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers. The average internal memory of new similar spec desktop computers is 7.9GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP 600 G2[plb_3816863_price] (8GB), or the DELL 7040[plb_3817108_price] (8GB).

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Only One DisplayPort

The HP 490 G3 is a one DisplayPort desktop computer. Most of the other computers that have been on the market for the last year have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of recently released medium processor core personal computers range from 2MB to 10MB. The HP 490 G3 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 6 megabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most PCs that came out in the last 12 months have between four and seven processor threads, including the HP 490 G3 which has four processor threads.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 490 G3

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the HP 490 G3 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers.

If this personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL 7040[plb_3817108_price] (3.4GHz), or the HP 400 G3[plb_3857456_price] (3.4GHz).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 490 G3 has a fairly average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the 490 G3.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 490 G3 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 490 G3.

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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 medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as 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 computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 400 G2[plb_3768564_price] (SSD).

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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
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
Storage Drive Installed
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 3.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Performance
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI 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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p5k18, hp p5k18e, hp p5k18ea, hp p5k18eaa, hp p5k18eaak, hp p5k18eaakd

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4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
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Two More DisplayPorts
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32GB Smaller Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
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4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 826.80
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A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
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£ 725.30
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