Maximize your investment. Keep growing your business, not your expenses. The HP ProDesk 490 G1 offers expandable desktop PC options that meet your everyday business needs with enough room to grow....
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HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core personal computers as well as across its entire PC range compared to other manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core personal computers that have been available for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Across all the personal computers of this type and age the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 2GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. The ProDesk 490 G1 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (1.74 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age.
11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This PC supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
3 PCI Express Slots Version
This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
L3 Processor Cache Level
This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many personal computers of this age and spec.
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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 computers that have been on the market for more than two years.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many comparable spec PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Six USB 2.0 Ports
The ProDesk 490 G1 is a six USB 2.0 port computer.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most comparable spec desktop computers that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the ProDesk 490 G1 which has four USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G1 is 32GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 260GB. The HP ProDesk 490 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of this type and age.
Has One Memory Slot
The HP ProDesk 490 G1 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that have been available for more than two years. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G1.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many computers 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
The ProDesk 490 G1 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age. Across all the desktop computers that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 7.5GB.
If this medium processor core desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2477306_price] (8GB).
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
Similar spec desktop computers that came out more than two years ago have hard drive capacity of between 320GB and 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP ProDesk 490 G1 has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G1.
If this computer hard drive capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Asus G20AJ[plb_2700868_price] (1TB).
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The ProDesk 490 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the ProDesk 490 G1. The total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G1 range from 32GB to 3TB.
If you would prefer a desktop computer with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Apple Mac Pro[plb_3816853_price] (512GB).
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Only Four Processor Threads
Most PCs of this age and spec have between four and seven processor threads, including the ProDesk 490 G1 which has four processor threads.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the ProDesk 490 G1.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The ProDesk 490 G1 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other personal computers of this type and age.
If this personal computer processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL OptiPlex 9020[plb_2555150_price] (3.3GHz).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Socket H3 (LGA 1150), LGA1150
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory Clock Speed
1 x 4
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
BD Interface Type
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
10, 10, 100, 10, 100, 1000
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Micro Tower, Tower
Intel Segment Tagging
Enterprise, Small Business
DTS Studio Sound
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intell Identity Protection Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Dual Display Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version