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HP 550-179na 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB 2TB HDD

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 3.4GHz 16GB Apr 2016
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on latest desktop computers.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The 550-179na supports a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is better than most comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to it support an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

This PC's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all personal computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 550-179na.

Across comparable types of PC the worst supported on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is 11.2/12.

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Good Brand

Based on 322 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores computers compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1.74 gigabytes, the 550-179na has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that have been on the market for the last year. Comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 550-179na have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1GB and 64GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 6.3GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the 550-179na is 8GB, the biggest is 1.6TB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 110GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 64 gigabytes, the 550-179na has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Comparable spec desktop computers that have been available for a similar time to the 550-179na have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the 550-179na has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 550-179na has a quite big hard drive capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers. Recently released computers have hard drive capacitys of between 120GB and 3TB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of PCs that were released around the same time as the 550-179na is 1.6GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz. The 550-179na has a quite fast processor frequency (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other latest medium processor cores computers.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of latest medium processor cores computers is 120GB, the biggest is 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. At 2,000 gigabytes, the HP 550-179na has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other new personal computers.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores computers that were released in the last 12 months the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.9GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP 550-179na has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other new medium processor cores computers.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This desktop computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is the most commonly supported PCI Express slots version on computers that were released in the last year.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 4 gigahertz, the 550-179na has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the 550-179na. The average processor boost frequency of new comparable spec desktop computers is 3.6GHz.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 550-179na is a two HDMI ports quantity computer.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The 550-179na has more processor threadss than most of the medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the 550-179na. Most of the latest medium processor cores computers only have between four and seven processor threadss, however this personal computer has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of latest medium processor cores computers range from 2MB to 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.8MB. The 550-179na has one of the bigger processor caches (8 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the 550-179na is more than most similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for the last year. This computer supports a Vertical placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by computers that are a comparable age to the 550-179na.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this PC is DVD Super Multi, which is the most commonly found optical drive type on medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This PC supports a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly supported discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores computers that came out in the last 12 months.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of recently released PCs is 0.5GB, the biggest is 4.1TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 120GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the 550-179na has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other newly released medium processor cores computers.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor

The 550-179na has a very slow memory clock speeds supported by processor (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the 550-179na. Newly released comparable spec PCs have memory clock speeds supported by processors of between 800MHz and 2,200MHz.

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Only Supports Five Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the HP 550-179na is more than most new similar spec PCs. This computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by similar spec personal computers that have been available for the last year. The compatible memory cardss "MS PRO", "Memory Stick (MS)", "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this personal computer.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Recently released personal computers have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the 550-179na's hard drive speed is one of the slowest amongst new medium processor cores computers.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The 550-179na is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity computer.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the 550-179na has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that came out in the last year. New medium processor cores computers have maximum internal memorys of between 4GB and 260GB.

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Only One PCI Express X1 Slots

Most medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year have between one and two PCI Express x1 slotss, including the 550-179na which has one PCI Express x1 slots.

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Only DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The HP 550-179na has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type found on most computers that came out in the last year.

A DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type is in fact the worst internal memory type amongst all medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

The best internal memory type amongst similar types of PC is DDR4-SDRAM.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The memory clock speeds of comparable spec desktop computers that came out in the last year range from 1,600MHz to 2,400MHz. The 550-179na has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,600 megahertz) amongst computers of this age.

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Only One PCI Express X16 Slots

Most medium processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the 550-179na have one PCI Express x16 slots, including the HP 550-179na which has one PCI Express x16 slots.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP 550-179na

Released Ten Months Ago

This HP desktop computer was released ten months ago.

HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this personal computer is HDD, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

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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
Compatible Memory Cards
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Graphics Adapter VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Graphics Adapter HDMI Ports Quantity
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
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 X16 Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Motherboard Chipset
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
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Package Width
Package Depth
Package Height
Package Weight
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i76, hp i76g, hp i76ge, hp n8x35, hp i76gen, hp n8x35e, n8x35eaabu, hp n8x35ea
Barcodes 00889894419743

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