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HP ProDesk 405 G2
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HP ProDesk 405 G2 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Meet the demands of everyday business with the AMD powered HP ProDesk 405 G2 MT. Configure your ProDesk with the performance and security tools you need to help grow your business. More
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6 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

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

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on desktop computers that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots

The HP ProDesk 405 G2 has more PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots than most of the PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProDesk 405 G2. Most of the medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 405 G2 only have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots, however this computer has three PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.

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Three PCI Express X1 Slots

The HP ProDesk 405 G2 has more PCI Express x1 slots than most of the computers of this type and age. Most of the PCs that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 405 G2 only have between one and two PCI Express x1 slots, however this PC has three PCI Express x1 slots.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The ProDesk 405 G2 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most similar spec personal computers that were released 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 personal computers of this age and spec.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on personal computers that came out around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2 gigahertz, the ProDesk 405 G2 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of PCs of a similar type and age to the ProDesk 405 G2 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 4GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_3106865_price] (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor core personal computers that have been available 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.

If the storage speed of this desktop computer is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini[plb_3078512_price] (SSD).

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Very Small Processor Cache

The HP ProDesk 405 G2 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out more than a year ago. The average processor cache of medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 405 G2 is 6.6MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 10MB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec personal computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 405 G2 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4.4GHz. At only 2.4 gigahertz, the HP ProDesk 405 G2 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that were released one year ago.

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Only Has One Memory Slot

The ProDesk 405 G2 has a greater number of memory slots than most personal computers of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly found memory slot is 4x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this HP PC. The memory slots 2x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 405 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the ProDesk 405 G2.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ProDesk 405 G2 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the HP 800 G2[plb_3797297_price] (1TB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The HP ProDesk 405 G2 has a relatively typical hard drive capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other desktop computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 405 G2.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ProDesk 405 G2 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 405 G2.

If you are looking for a computer with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the DELL 270[plb_3068921_price] (6GB).

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Hard Drive Interface
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Operating System
Networking
WiFi Standard
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Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DisplayPort
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 Slot
PCI Express X1 Slot
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Expert Reviews

(2)
30 July 2015

At just under £200, the HP ProDesk G2 is a more-than-decent purchase for individuals or small businesses looking for a desktop PC. At half that price, it's a rather incredible bargain?...

Impressive performance levels
7200RPM hard drive
Choice of two OSes
Nicely portable
Bargain price
Bundled applications
29 July 2015

At just under £200, the HP ProDesk G2 is a more-than-decent purchase for individuals or small businesses looking for a desktop PC. At half that price, it's a rather incredible bargain?...

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