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HP Chromebox 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB May 2014
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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HP Has Good PC Reviews

HP is one of the superior PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its few processor cores computers.

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

Most few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CB1-019 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Chromebox CB1-019 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Chromebox CB1-019 has a faster storage speed than most PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This personal computer has an SSD storage media, whereas most few processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage speed across all PCs of this age and spec.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage speed across similar types of personal computer.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This personal computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many few processor cores computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most commonly found cabling technology on few processor cores computers that are a similar age to it.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Chromebox CB1-019 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is newer than the DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type found on most comparable spec PCs that are a similar age to it. The best internal memory type of all computers of a similar age and spec to the Chromebox CB1-019 is DDR4-SDRAM and the worst is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Supports Three Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Chromebox CB1-019 is more than most few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as it. This PC supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards supported by comparable spec desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. The compatible memory cardss "SDHC" and "SDXC" are also supported by this HP PC.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Chromebox CB1-019 is a four USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CB1-019 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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5.1 Audio Output Channels

This personal computer has a 5.1 audio output channels, which is the most frequently found audio output channels on few processor cores computers that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

The average weight of similar spec desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox CB1-019 is 4.6kg, and the weights range from 140g to 16kg. With a weight of only 640 grams, the HP Chromebox CB1-019 is quite light compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were released one year ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Chromebox CB1-019 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age. Across all the personal computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox CB1-019 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 740MHz.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The HP Chromebox CB1-019 is a two number of SATA III connectors desktop computer. Most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox CB1-019 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Chromebox CB1-019 is a two total number of SATA connectors computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CB1-019 have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the PCs of this type and age the total storage capacitys range from 8GB to 3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 560GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox CB1-019 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox CB1-019.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Chromebox CB1-019 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.7GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebox CB1-019 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebox CB1-019.

If this personal computer internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Thinkcentre M53 Tiny (4GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebox CB1-019 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec personal computers that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebox CB1-019. The average processor frequency of few processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CB1-019 is 2.9GHz.

If you would prefer a personal computer with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Asus VivoPC VM40B (1.5GHz and higher rated).

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Chromebox CB1-019 has one of the smaller solid-state drive capacitys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec PCs of this age. Across all the PCs of this spec and age the solid-state drive capacitys range from 16GB to 520GB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP Chromebox CB1-019 is a two processor threads personal computer.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the HP Chromebox CB1-019 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox CB1-019. Few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox CB1-019 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Chromebox CB1-019 is more than most few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this computer. The memory slotss 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this desktop computer.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebox CB1-019 range from 4GB to 64GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Chromebox CB1-019 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebox CB1-019.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Chromebox

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the Chromebox CB1-019 over a year ago.

Specification

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System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
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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
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
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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)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Software
Operating System Installed
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
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DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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® 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
UART
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor Code
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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Power Supply Input Frequency
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Height
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Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(6)
3 April 2015

We admire HP for thinking outside the box, but it's somewhat of an odd choice. ChromeOS is well optimised for low end hardware and while it can slow down with certain apps or web pages, generally... Read more…

23 September 2014

It's not going to be your main machine, but the HP Chromebox could be a simple and inexpensive choice for the right personChromebooks may be the talk of the town when it comes to Google's Chrome...

23 February 2015

Opgaven var nem nok at forstå: Find en pc, der er lille, lydløs og effektiv. Slut den til tv-skærmen, og brug den til at streame film og tv ? og i øvrigt efter behov som supplement til... Read more…

14 October 2014

De HP Chromebox CB1-020nd (G9D06EA) is een aardige, compacte mini-computer met veel aansluitingen. Hij is ontworpen voor ChromeOS dat ook op de 16 GB SSD is voorgeïnstalleerd. HP biedt met dit...

23 February 2015

Tanken är inte så dum: Gör en dator som är liten, tyst och snabb och som kan anslutas till tv:n i vardagsrummet för att strömma film och tv. I övrigt ska den fungera som ett supplement till... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 28 July 2015 by Matsuman
Matsuman would recommend the HP Chromebox CB1 (Verified Purchase)

This is for someone who just browse the net and with the capability of working on basic office documents, no virus setup headache and no need to be an operating system expert. This is straight out... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Guy P Helliwell
(Verified Purchase)

Good value,chrome os easy to learn, connectivity simple to make.

Reviewed 7 March 2015 by Ian Owen

I felt compelled to write this review. This little device is simply amazing! Plug it in, boots up immediately. Everything is pre-loaded. Google docs, spreadsheet, presentation viewer, email. No... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Mr. S. A. Symons

I bought mine eleswhere, however it is still the same model number. my review comes after 2 weeks daily/nightly heavy use. If you are looking for something to nip around the net with, such as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Roger

Very good machine. But can only put on desk. While Asus similar items have rack included to mount the unit on the back of a monitor...

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