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HP Computers Have Good Reviews
HP is one of the better rated personal computer brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core personal computers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that came out in the last 12 months.
Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the 490 G3 MT have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 490 G3 MT which has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 490 G3 MT is 8.5GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the 490 G3 MT has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 490 G3 MT.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The HP 490 G3 MT has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 490 G3 MT. PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 490 G3 MT have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 500MHz and 1,400MHz.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of new personal computers is 3.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz. At 3.4 gigahertz, the 490 G3 MT has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other desktop computers that are a similar age to the 490 G3 MT.
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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that came out in the last year the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 3.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. The 490 G3 MT has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other new similar spec PCs.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on PCs that were launched in the last 12 months.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 490 G3 MT is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 4 gigahertz, the 490 G3 MT has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other latest personal computers.
Quite Fast Memory Clock Speed
At 2,133 megahertz, the 490 G3 MT has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 490 G3 MT. The memory clock speeds of PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 490 G3 MT range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 2,000MHz.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This desktop computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
The 490 G3 MT has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Medium processor core personal computers that were launched in the last year have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 42GB.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The 490 G3 MT has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 490 G3 MT the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.7MB.
Supports One Case Placement
The number of placements supported by the HP 490 G3 MT is more than most similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to it. This HP PC supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by new similar spec desktop computers.
Four USB 2.0 Ports
The HP 490 G3 MT is a four USB 2.0 port desktop computer.
Has One Memory Slot
The HP 490 G3 MT has a greater number of memory slots than most latest desktop computers. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on latest computers.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many latest computers.
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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
The slowest memory clock speed supported by processor of similar spec PCs that are a comparable age to the 490 G3 MT is 800MHz, the fastest is 2,200MHz, and the average memory clock speed supported by processor is 1,800MHz. The HP 490 G3 MT has one of the slowest memory clock speeds supported by processors (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.
Only One 5.25" Bay
The HP 490 G3 MT is a one 5.25" bay PC. Most of the other comparable spec PCs that were released in the last 12 months have one 5.25" bay.
Only One DisplayPort
The 490 G3 MT is a one DisplayPort personal computer.
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Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the 490 G3 MT over a year ago.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 490 G3 MT has a relatively average hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the 490 G3 MT.
Average Internal Memory
The 490 G3 MT has a fairly standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other latest medium processor core personal computers.
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HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this personal computer is Hybrid-HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for 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.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Voltage
1.35, 5, 1.3
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR4-SDRAM
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4, 1x16, 1x1
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 8
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 530
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Output
DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, DVI
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
4096 x 2304
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
4096 x 2304
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 1000, 10, 100
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
Micro Tower, Tower
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
Enterprise, Small Business
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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)
SSE, SSE4.1, AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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