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HP 550-231na

HP 550-231na 2 Core Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-6xxx 3.7GHz 8GB Dec 2015
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated personal computer brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and HP also has good reviews for its few processor core computers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many desktop computers that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 550-231na the internal memory range from 2GB to 8GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP 550-231na has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other new PCs.

We compared this personal computer to all the other 8GB memory desktop computers and we think cheaper PCs such as the 410-135na[pl_3821035_price], and the 460-p035na[pl_3700374_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on new desktop computers. 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.

Other HDD desktop computers currently available that you might want to consider include the Alpha[pl_2851089_price], or the Alpha[pl_3368857_price] both from Alienware or the HP 260 G2[plb_3843085_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3242114_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3361212_price] (SSD and cheaper) both from DELL.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the 550-231na is more than most few processor core computers that are a similar age to it. This computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by recently released similar spec desktop computers. The compatible memory cards "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this desktop computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The 550-231na has a greater number of placements than most few processor core computers that were launched around the same time as it. This HP personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 550-231na.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on latest few processor core computers.

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3 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 550-231na is a two USB 2.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec personal computers that were launched in the last 12 months have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Heavy

The 550-231na is one of the heavier desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 550-231na (7.2 kilograms) amongst few processor core computers of this age. The weights of latest computers range from 530g to 15kg.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of personal computers that were launched around the same time as the 550-231na is 1,600MHz and the fastest is 2,200MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the 550-231na has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 550-231na

Released Twelve Months Ago

This few processor core PC has been on the market for twelve months.

Price Has Recently Increased by £3.02

The price of the 550-231na increased by £3.02 in the last month.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.7 gigahertz, the 550-231na has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that are a similar age to the 550-231na.

There are a number of alternative 3.7GHz processor clock speed computers currently available which you might want to consider including a cheaper computer such as the HP 410-135na[plb_3821035_price] or you might consider a higher scoring computer such as the Lenovo 510s[plb_3784745_price].

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The 550-231na has a fairly average hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the 550-231na.

We compared this PC to all the other 1TB hard drive capacity PCs and we think cheaper personal computers such as the HP 410-135na[plb_3821035_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 550-231na has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 550-231na.

We compared this PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity desktop computers and we think a cheaper PC such as the 410-135na[pl_3821035_price], and the 460-p035na[pl_3700374_price] both from HP or you might consider a better rated PC such as the Lenovo 510s[plb_3784745_price] are also worth considering.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
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Line-Out Port
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI 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 X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Embedded Options Available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
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Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp t1g77, hp t1g77e, hp t1g77ea, hp t1g77eaa, hp t1g77eaab, hp t1g77eaabu, hewlett packard t1g77, hewlett packard t1g77e, hewlett packard t1g77ea
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