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HP ProDesk 490 G2 4 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 3.3GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

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

Based on 242 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its personal computers. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core personal computers compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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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 comparable spec computers that came out around the same time as it.

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

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

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 490 G2 is 320GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB.

If you want a bigger hard drive capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo P300 Tower (2TB).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the ProDesk 490 G2. Desktop computers that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on desktop computers that are a similar age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This desktop computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this type 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 similar spec personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Card

The number of compatible memory card supported by the HP ProDesk 490 G2 is more than most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for 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 medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 490 G2.

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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 medium processor core personal computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 490 G2 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) amongst PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of similar spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB.

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Has One Memory Slot

The ProDesk 490 G2 has a greater number of memory slots than most medium processor core personal computers that were launched more than two years ago. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on medium processor core personal computers that have been available 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 typical of many PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This computer supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core personal computers that are a comparable age to it.

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Narrow

The HP ProDesk 490 G2 is one of the narrower personal computers that are a similar age to the ProDesk 490 G2 (only 165 millimeters) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age. Across all the medium processor core personal computers that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 33mm to 490mm.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Desktop computers that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 490 G2 have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 1GB and 6.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2TB. The ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (only 1,024 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core personal computers of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core personal computers that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 is 7.5GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 64GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1GB to 2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.024 gigabytes, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst computers of this age.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of desktop computers of this spec and age range from 510MB to 6.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 6 megabytes, the ProDesk 490 G2 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProDesk 490 G2. Across all the comparable spec PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The ProDesk 490 G2 is a four processor thread desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core personal computers that have been around for more than two years have between four and seven processor threads.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slot

Most medium processor core personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 490 G2 have between one and two PCI Express x16 slots, including the ProDesk 490 G2 which has one PCI Express x16 slot.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 490 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This desktop computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP ProDesk 490 G2 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age.

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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
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
Discrete 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 hp j4b09, hp j4b09e, j4b09eaab9, j4b09eaabe, j4b09eauuw, j4b09eaabd, hp j4b09ea, j4b09eaabz, j4b10eaakd
Barcodes 00888793552766, 00888793552773, 00888793552780, 00888793552797, 00888793552810, 00888793552834, 00888793552841, 00888793552858, 00888793552889, 00888793603789

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