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...
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We checked 3,995 expert and user reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 250 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The HP 250 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 250.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
10 Reasons Against
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The HP 250 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 250 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP 250 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.
Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of this age and spec. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
Laptops that were released around the same time as the 250 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. The HP 250 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.
If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HP 250 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 also do not have a touchscreen.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the laptops of this age and type the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. The HP 250 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed
The HP 250 has one of the slowest hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.
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 were launched more than two years ago.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP 250
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The HP 250 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.
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At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250.
Average Processor Frequency
At 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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