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HP Pavilion 550
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HP Pavilion 550 2 Core AMD a 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

2 AMD a 3.7GHz 4GB Sep 2015
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7 Reasons For

HP Computers Have Good Reviews

HP few processor core computers have good ratings on average and across all PCs HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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

Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 550 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Pavilion 550 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP Pavilion 550 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (3.7 gigahertz) amongst few processor core computers of this age. Across all the few processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 550 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.8GHz.

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

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of a comparable type and age to it.

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Two Storage Drives

Most personal computers that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 550 have between 1 and 499 storage drives, including the HP Pavilion 550 which has two storage drives.

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Supports One Case Placement

The Pavilion 550 has a greater number of placements than most PCs of this spec and age. This personal computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by few processor core computers that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 550.

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5.1 Audio Output Channel

This computer has a 5.1 audio output channel, which is the most frequently found audio output channel on comparable spec computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many few processor core computers that were released 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.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Pavilion 550 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago. Across all the desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 550 the hard drive capacity range from 320GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 650GB.

If you are looking for a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion Mini 300 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Pavilion 550 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out more than a year ago. Few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion 550 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion 550 have between two and three processor threads, including the Pavilion 550 which has two processor threads.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this HP personal computer was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 550 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion 550 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 550.

If this desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus M32AD (6GB).

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Specification

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Processor Model
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Processor Installed
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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
Hard Drive
Storage Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
LightScribe Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
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
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A 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
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
Certificates
RoHS Compliant
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

Expert Reviews

8 July 2015

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 550124, hp 7200, 550124n, hp 7200r, 550124nb, hp n8y80, hp n8y80e, hp 7200rp, hp 550124, hp n8y80ea, hp 7200rpm, hp 550124n, hp 550124nb
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