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HP ProDesk 490 G2
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HP ProDesk 490 G2 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB 128GB SSD

4 Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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HP Has Good Computer Reviews

Medium processor core personal computers manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all computers (not just medium processor core personal computers) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many computers of this age and spec.

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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 typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProDesk 490 G2 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most computers that are a similar age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage speed amongst all desktop computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G2.

Amongst similar types of computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

Other SSD computers currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision T1700 SFF (£600.28).

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many personal computers of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this spec and age.

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

This PC has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many personal computers of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the ProDesk 490 G2 is more than most computers of a comparable age and type to it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot found on similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this personal computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago.

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Narrow

Across all the medium processor core personal computers that came out more than two years ago the widths range from 33mm to 490mm. The ProDesk 490 G2 is quite narrow (only 165 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago range from 32GB to 3TB. The total storage capacity of the ProDesk 490 G2 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago. The average internal memory of personal computers of this spec and age is 7.5GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB.

If this medium processor core desktop computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 SFF (£629.99) (8GB), or the DELL OptiPlex 7020 (£538.10) (8GB).

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.024 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 2GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB.

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Only Four USB 2.0 Ports

Most personal computers of this spec and age 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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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 6 megabytes, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 490 G2. Comparable spec PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProDesk 490 G2 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 10MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most medium processor core personal computers that came out around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 have between four and seven processor threads, including the ProDesk 490 G2 which has four processor threads.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

The ProDesk 490 G2 is a one PCI Express x16 slot desktop computer.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 490 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This desktop computer has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The ProDesk 490 G2 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP Z230 (£935.04) (3.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Solid State Drive Installed
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 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
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Secure Key
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
OS Guard
Intel Insider
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)
Instruction Set
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Scalability
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 j4b06eaabd, n0d00eaabd, j4b06eaaby
Barcodes 00888793552667, 00888793552674, 00888793552698, 00888793603703, 00889296861188, 04053162578739, 04053162949904

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