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HP 550-252na

HP 550-252na 4 Core Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB Jan 2016
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HP Computers Have Good Reviews

HP medium processor core personal computers have good ratings on average and across all personal computers HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many recently released similar spec PCs.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 64GB. The 550-252na has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released medium processor core personal computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on latest computers.

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Two HDMI Port

The HP 550-252na has more HDMI port than most of the medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 550-252na. Most of the new personal computers only have one HDMI port, however this HP personal computer has two HDMI port.

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Supports Five Compatible Memory Cards

The number of compatible memory card supported by the HP 550-252na is more than most comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This HP PC supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory card supported by PCs that were released in the last year. The compatible memory cards "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the 550-252na is more than most comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by computers that were released around the same time as the 550-252na.

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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 frequently found optical drive type on similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 550-252na 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. The 550-252na has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 950 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as the 550-252na.

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Price Has Recently Increased by £20.42

The 550-252na has increased in price by £20.42 in the last 20 days.

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the 550-252na has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for the last year. The slowest processor clock speed of newly released medium processor core personal computers is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

Other 2.7GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo M700[plb_3257172_price], or the DELL 3650[plb_3072486_price] which is cheaper.

If this HP personal computer processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the 400 G3[pl_3737269_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper), the 400 G3[pl_3784762_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper), or the 400 G3[pl_3784834_price] (3.2GHz and cheaper) all from HP.

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

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 550-252na have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 550-252na which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This personal computer supports an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that were released in the last 12 months.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the 550-252na is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently 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 HP computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 550-252na is a two USB 2.0 port computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the HP 550-252na has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 550-252na. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 550-252na range from 2GB to 260GB.

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Only One PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot

The HP 550-252na is a one PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of computers that were launched in the last year range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the 550-252na has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the 550-252na the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4.2GHz. At only 3.3 gigahertz, the 550-252na has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other recently released desktop computers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 550-252na

Released Eleven Months Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for eleven months.

Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the 550-252na has a fairly standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 550-252na.

We compared all the other 1TB hard drive capacity PCs to this personal computer and we think cheaper personal computers such as the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_2782875_price], and the DELL 3650[plb_3072486_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a computer with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the HP 550-254na[plb_3730369_price] (2TB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the 550-252na has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched in the last year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1TB total storage capacity PCs currently available including cheaper personal computers such as the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_2782875_price].

If you are looking for a personal computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP 550-254na[plb_3730369_price] (2TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP 550-252na has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 550-252na.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8GB memory desktop computers currently available including the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_2782875_price], the DELL OptiPlex 3040[plb_3227671_price], or the HP 460-p059na[plb_3700375_price] which is cheaper.

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HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other HDD desktop computers currently available including the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_2782875_price], or the HP 550-251na[plb_3740284_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage speed of this HP PC is too slow for you then you might want to consider the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3242115_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the OptiPlex 3040[pl_3357451_price] (SSD and cheaper) both from DELL or the HP ProDesk 400 G3 SFF[plb_3187993_price] (SSD and 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
Compatible Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
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
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
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Width
Packaging Depth
Packaging Height
Package Weight
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp t1j68, hp t1j68e, hp t1j68ea, hp p238609, hp p238609p, hp t1j68eaa, hp t1j68eaab, hp t1j68eaabu
Barcodes 00889899011843

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4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 523.20 £462.00
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4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 8GB 500GB HDD
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4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 1,064.47 £462.00
1 Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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HP ProDesk 400 G3 MT vs HP 550-252na

HP ProDesk 400 G3 MT vs HP 550-252na
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4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD
£ 465.99 £462.00
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Three PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Thirty-Six Times Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
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