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HP 490 G3 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 4GB Oct 2015
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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The HP 490 G3 supports a better on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it. This computer supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most medium processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

This desktop computer's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is in fact the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all PCs of this age and type.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of desktop computer.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as it.

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4.4 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This PC supports a 4.4 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is the most commonly supported on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it.

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Computers

HP medium processor cores computers have good reviews on average and across all computers HP is one of the better rated brands.

3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 4 gigahertz, the HP 490 G3 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other computers of a comparable type and age to the 490 G3. Medium processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the 490 G3 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 4.4GHz.

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DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP 490 G3 has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than most computers of a similar age and type to it. Most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This computer's internal memory type (DDR4-SDRAM) is actually the best internal memory type across all medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the 490 G3.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is the worst internal memory type across similar types of computer.

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Gold EPEAT Compliance

This computer has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the HP 490 G3 is more than most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on computers of a comparable age and spec to the 490 G3.

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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 medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Price Has Recently Increased by £126.03

The price of the 490 G3 has increased by £126.03 in the last 60 days.

Only HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to it. 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.

There are a number of alternative HDD PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Z240[pl_3195859_price], or the Z240[pl_3195861_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The HP 490 G3 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the 490 G3. Desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 490 G3 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only One DisplayPorts Quantity

The HP 490 G3 is a one displayPorts quantity personal computer.

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Only One PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slots

The HP 490 G3 is a one PCI Express x4 (Gen 3.x) slots computer.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 490 G3

Average Processor Frequency

At 3.4 gigahertz, the HP 490 G3 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 490 G3 has a pretty standard hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other computers of a similar age and type to the 490 G3.

There are a number of alternative 1TB hard drive capacity computers currently available which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo P310[plb_3191099_price], or the HP Z240[plb_3195859_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 490 G3 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the 490 G3.

There are a number of alternative 1TB total storage capacity PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper PCs such as the Lenovo P310[plb_3191099_price], or the HP Z240[plb_3195859_price].

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Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Tcase
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 3.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Intel Segment Tagging
Performance
Audio System
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Display Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p5k16ea, hp p5k16eaa, hp p5k16eaab, hp p5k16eaabu, hp inc p5k16ea, hp inc p5k16eaa, hp inc p5k16eaab, hp inc p5k16eaabu, hp inc w10dgw7p64
Barcodes 00889894587022, 00889894621795, 00889894898869

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4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 261.18 £786.00
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Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Faster Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
50MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Slower Processor Frequency
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4 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 3.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
HP 490 G3
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ £786.00
450g Lighter
Card Reader Integrated
Bluetooth
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

HP Z240 vs HP 490 G3

HP Z240 vs HP 490 G3
HP Z240
4 core Intel Core i5-6xxx 3.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD
HP 490 G3
4 core Intel Core i7-6xxx 3.4GHz 4GB 1TB HDD
£ 719.99 £786.00
£66 Cheaper
Four USB 2.0 Ports
One More DisplayPort
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
500GB Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
500GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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