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HP Pavilion Mini 300 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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Get big power without the large tower with the next generation HP Pavilion Mini. Powerful features in a small, attractive package means you can have all you need in a PC and at an affordable price. More
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HP PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its few processor core computers as well as across its entire computer range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on personal computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Four SATA III Connectors

The Pavilion Mini 300 has more SATA III connectors than most of the similar spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300. This personal computer is a four SATA III connector personal computer compared to most of the similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion Mini 300 which only have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Four SATA Connectorss

The HP Pavilion Mini 300 is a four SATA connector PC.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This desktop computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300. Across all the few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 the hard drive capacity range from 320GB to 2TB.

Computers with a bigger hard drive capacity that might be worth considering include the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_2774411_price] (2TB).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion Mini 300 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst few processor core computers of this age. The total storage capacity of personal computers of this age and spec range from 8GB to 3TB.

If this personal computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Revo One RL85[plb_3132464_price] (2TB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of computers of this type and age is 4.7GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion Mini 300.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many PCs of this age and type.

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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 typical of many personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type. Across all personal computers that are a comparable age to the Pavilion Mini 300 the internal memory type ranges from DDR3-SDRAM to DDR4-SDRAM.

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Supports Three Compatible Memory Cards

The Pavilion Mini 300 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory card, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory card supported by personal computers of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion Mini 300. The compatible memory cards "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 is 270mm, and the depths range from 33mm to 1,100mm. With a depth of only 144 millimeters, the Pavilion Mini 300 is one of the shallower similar spec desktop computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion Mini 300 amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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Very Light

The HP Pavilion Mini 300 is one of the lighter personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 (only 630 grams) amongst similar spec desktop computers of this age. The average weight of PCs that were released one year ago is 4.3kg.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of few processor core computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion Mini 300 range from 100MHz to 690MHz.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Comparable spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.9GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on few processor core computers that have been around for more than a year. 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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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion Mini 300 is 17GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 64GB. The HP Pavilion Mini 300 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec computers of this age.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the few processor core computers that were launched more than a year ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 7,000 RPM. The HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion Mini 300.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and type. Across all the personal computers of a similar age and type to the Pavilion Mini 300 the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 33GB.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The Pavilion Mini 300 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this personal computer. The memory slots 1x DIMM are also found on this HP desktop computer.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Pavilion Mini 300

Released Over a Year Ago

This personal computer has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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Processor Cache
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Conflict Free Processor
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Headphone Out Port
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
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Chassis Type
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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 VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
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)
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Expert Reviews

(22)
12 August 2015

A classy mini PC with room for expansion, but very strong rivals means its appeal is limited...

4 August 2015

Sadly, the HP Pavilion mini desktop isn't as slick as it looks...

11 June 2015

At £350, the HP Pavilion Mini is a cheaper option than the Apple Mac mini, but is it cheap enough? The cheapest Mac mini may be £50 more expensive, but it boasts a beefier Core i5 with faster...

20 April 2015

Everyone is used to the portability of a laptop, a tablet, etc. HP has taken power and minimal footprint to a new level with the HP Pavilion Mini. Mini is a key word. It is a full powered computer... Read more…

26 February 2015

Though it looks more like a streaming box than a desktop, the HP Pavilion Mini offers more full-fledged PC goodness than you'll get from a Roku or Chromebox. But as with all things, the added...

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User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by Kiyoshi60

Had high expectations for this little unit but it crawls...

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by Steve "fenlander"

I bought one of these a few weeks ago when John Lewis and HP had them at

(Verified Purchase)

I too bought this as a media server. I'm familiar with windows so it seemed more sensible to get this rather than an Android box and overall I'm very pleased with it.

If like me, you... Read more…

Reviewed 2 June 2015 by A. Brown
(Verified Purchase)

Great product, fast delivery.

Reviewed 28 May 2015 by Cresto2
Cresto2 would recommend the HP Pavilion Mini 300

Wow, this box is as small as a portable dvd player. So far no issues, it's powerful enough, doesn't overheat or noisy. It fits perfectly in plain sight but is never noticed as it looks like a... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 300050, 300050u, 300050n, 300050nz, 300050nb, 300050nt, 300050ns, 300050ur, 300050no, l2n82eaabe, l2p15eauuw, l2n83eauuz, l2p72eauug
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