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HP Pavilion 500
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HP Pavilion 500 4 Core AMD FX 3.5GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD

4 AMD FX 3.5GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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With convenient expandability options, the HP Pavilion 500 is the versatile PC that grows as your needs do. With a sharp, modern design, it fits seamlessly anywhere you put it. Top that off with... More
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15 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PCs

On average HP medium processor core personal computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all personal computers produced by HP.

Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 500 have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 1GB and 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.8TB. The HP Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (4,096 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.5 gigahertz, the Pavilion 500 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 500. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 500 the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 3.1GHz.

PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Asus G20AJ[plb_2976890_price] (3.6GHz).

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 500 the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. The Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

If you want a bigger hard drive capacity then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire TC-705[plb_3095333_price] (2TB).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Pavilion 500 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec. The internal memory of computers of this spec and age range from 2GB to 64GB.

If this personal computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire XC-705[plb_3121374_price] (10GB).

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This desktop computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on desktop computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slots

The HP Pavilion 500 is a three PCI Express x1 slot computer.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 500 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memories amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Similar spec personal computers that have been around for more than a year have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memories of between 8GB and 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 51GB.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of desktop computers that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 500 is 900GB, and the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 500GB to 2TB. The HP Pavilion 500 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 500.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Pavilion 500 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Pavilion 500. Medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 500 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 4.9MB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3GB.

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7.1 Audio Output Channel

This computer has a 7.1 audio output channel, which is typical of many computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the HP Pavilion 500 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that were released around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than a year.

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Has One Memory Slot

The Pavilion 500 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as it. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on similar spec desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core personal computers that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Shallow

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago the depths range from 31mm to 590mm, and the average depth is 350mm. The HP Pavilion 500 is one of the shallower medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 500 (only 176 millimeters) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many PCs of this age and type. 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 you want a personal computer with a faster storage speed then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Only One 3.5" Bay

The HP Pavilion 500 is a one 3.5" bay desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 500 have between one and six 3.5" bays.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of computers of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 500 is 6.6MB. At only 4 megabytes, the Pavilion 500 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were released one year ago.

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Very Wide

With a width of 385 millimeters, the Pavilion 500's width is one of the widest amongst PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 500. Across all the similar spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 500 the widths range from 33mm to 510mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 500

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Pavilion 500.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 500 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec computers that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 500.

If you want a PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Asus G20AJ[plb_2976890_price] (1TB).

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Thread
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
LightScribe Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Expansion Slots
Mini PCI Express Slot
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio Output Channel
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Standard Manageability
Display
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
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 500511, 500511n, hp fx770, 500511nl, hp k2f26, hp k2f26e, hp 500436, hp fx770k, k2f26eaabu, l1v39eaabz, hp 500436n, hp k2f26ea, hp 500436na
Barcodes 00888793987735, 00889296284369

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