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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 500GB HDD

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

On average HP few processor core computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all desktop computers built by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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

The ProDesk 490 G2 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of computers of this age and type is 2.9GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other few processor core computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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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 personal computers of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most commonly found processor cache level on few processor core computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The ProDesk 490 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port computer. Most of the other few processor core computers that were released more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of computers of this spec and age is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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Four Processor Threads

The HP ProDesk 490 G2 is a four processor thread PC. Most of the other few processor core computers that have been available 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 ProDesk 490 G2 has a greater number of memory slots than most comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly found memory slot is 2x DIMM, but this memory slot is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slots 4x DIMM are also found on this computer.

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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 few processor core computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on desktop computers of this spec and age. 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 you would prefer a desktop computer with a faster storage speed then you might also want to look at the Shuttle DSA2LS (£148.75) (Flash).

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the desktop computers of this age and spec the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.6GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst similar spec PCs of this age.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most few processor core computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProDesk 490 G2 have between one and nine USB 2.0 ports, including the ProDesk 490 G2 which has four USB 2.0 ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 490 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this personal computer was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs of this age and spec.

If this HP desktop computer total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP ProDesk 490 G2 (1TB).

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other few processor core computers that were launched more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a computer with a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to look at the HP ProDesk 490 G2 (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

The ProDesk 490 G2 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other computers of a similar type and age to the ProDesk 490 G2.

Desktop computers with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini (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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Compatible Memory Card
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 Standard
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel AES New Instructions
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)
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j4b03eaabd
Barcodes 00888793552483, 00888793603659

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 3.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
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