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HP 250 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 250 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 250. The durable chassis helps... More
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7 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of laptops of a similar type and age to the 250 range from 600MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 792 megahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 311 megahertz, the HP 250 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 250 range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP 250 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The HP 250 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 792 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 250 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The HP 250 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP 250 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The HP 250 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP 250 does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250 do have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. The processor family of all laptops that were released around the same time as the 250 ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. At only 1 megabyte, the HP 250 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 250.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP 250 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the 250 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 250, the HP 250 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 250 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 250 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops that are a similar age to the 250 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.58 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 250 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2651661_price].

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Expert Reviews

(15)
11 September 2016

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer is an inkjet that's light enough to travel with, but can copy and scan as well as print...

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3 November 2014

The HP 250 G3 HP is asking just 270 Euros (~345 USD) for their 15.6-inch notebook. The simple plastic case feels good in your hands, and the input devices are certainly cut out for office use and...

22 August 2016

La HP OfficeJet 250 a clairement une carte à jouer sur le marché des petites imprimantes A4 pensées pour être transportables ou capables de se ranger dans un tiroir. Un poil plus encombrante...

25 November 2014

La base. Le HP 250 G3 est un ordinateur portable de 15,6 pouces actuellement sur les étalages à 270 euros. Quid de la cure de minceur par laquelle le HP 250 G3 est passé ? Une opération... Read more…

8 November 2014

De basis is er. De HP 250 G3 is een 15,6 inch notebook voor minder dan ?270. Heeft HP de juiste compromissen gemaakt, of is de rode lijn gepasseerd?

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User Reviews

(52)
Reviewed 16 March 2014 by M
(Verified Purchase)

This is a smart, slim machine but it comes without any useful software. There is no word processing programme (although it has a preloaded option to buy Microsoft Office). It has three competing... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by ColinG

Nice quality laptop for the money, with good build quality and hard wearing design. Display is a matt finish anti-glare type and is more than bright enough for all lighting levels likely to be... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2012 by Spencer F.

The following instructions are copied from R. Tickle "RATickle" (North Jersey) on a competitor's website. I edited and added some items. 1) Do NOT install the software on the CD. 2) Connect the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2013 by SILKE H.

To install the camera under Linux (works with other OSes, too): connect the camera via Ethernet cable. You need to have DHCP in your subnet. Find the camera, for example, with "nmap -sT -p 80... Read more…

Reviewed 8 November 2014 by Rachel
(Verified Purchase)

We have brought 2 and set them up as Christmas presents for our children.We spent most of yesterday playing with them, they are absolutely fantastic, very sleek fast and easy to use. We are more... Read more…

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