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HP ProDesk 490 G2
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HP ProDesk 490 G2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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HP Has Good PC Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This desktop computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on personal computers of this spec and age.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This desktop computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many desktop computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of few processor core computers that were released around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 range from 750MHz to 1,200MHz. The HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other computers that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 3.5 gigahertz, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other computers that have been around for more than two years. The slowest processor clock speed of few processor core computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz.

Other 3.5GHz processor clock speed personal computers currently available which you might want to look at include the HP ProDesk 400 G2 MT[plb_2472148_price] which is cheaper.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst similar spec PCs of this age. Across all the PCs that were launched more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst few processor core computers of this age. The total storage capacity of desktop computers of a similar age and type to the ProDesk 490 G2 range from 4GB to 2TB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most frequently supported PCI Express slots version on computers that were released around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on personal computers of this age and type.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ProDesk 490 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Four Processor Threads

The ProDesk 490 G2 is a four processor thread computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 only have between one and three processor threads.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the HP ProDesk 490 G2 is more than most few processor core 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 computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for more than two years.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that were launched 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other HDD computers currently available including the ThinkCentre E73 SFF[pl_1667245_price], or the ThinkCentre E73[pl_2256615_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

If the storage speed of this personal computer is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2515432_price] (SSD).

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. The HP ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.024 gigabytes) amongst few processor core computers of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 490 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the ProDesk 490 G2 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB memory personal computers currently available including cheaper desktop computers such as the ThinkCentre E73 SFF[pl_1667245_price], or the ThinkCentre E73[pl_2256615_price] both from Lenovo.

If this PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini[plb_2515432_price] (8GB).

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Specification

Features
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
Processor That Supports ECC
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
Processor Series
Tcase
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Processor Installed
Ergonomics
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
Headphone Out Port
Microphone in Port
Line-Out Port
Line-In Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
PS/2 Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel Quick Sync Videotechnology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Idle States
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Processor ARK ID
Display
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Technical Details
Management Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j4b11ea, hp j4b11, hp j4b11e, j4b11eaakd, j4b11eaaby, hp j4b11ea
Barcodes 00888793552902, 00888793552919, 00888793603796, 00888793603802

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