Close

Loading image...
HP Chromebox
+ 18 Videos

HP Chromebox 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Jan 2016
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Boost productivity in the office with the affordable and easy to manage HP Chromebox. Get easy access to data and effortless collaboration with your team using cloud based Google Apps for... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
HP Chromebox Review - Compared to Asus Chromebox CB1-014 - It's not fanless
HP Chromebox Unboxing (CB1-014)
HP Chromebox 4GB of ram unboxed
HP Chromebox Setup and Review

6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on recently released few processor cores computers.

Chart Edit

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all HP computers and also specifically for HP few processor cores computers and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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

The Chromebox is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity PC. Most of the other few processor cores computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

Chart Edit

SSD Storage Media

The Chromebox has an SSD storage media which is faster than the HDD storage media found on most few processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it. 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.

This PC's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all recently released comparable spec desktop computers.

The worst storage speed amongst similar types of PC is HDD.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Supports Three Compatible Memory Cardss

The HP Chromebox has a greater number of compatible memory card than most few processor cores computers that have been available for the last year. The most frequently supported compatible memory cards is MMC+, but this compatible memory cards is not supported by this desktop computer. The compatible memory cardss SD, SDHC and SDXC are also supported by this HP personal computer.

Chart Edit

Light

Across all the PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebox the weights range from 350g to 11kg. When compared to other few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox that we have checked, the Chromebox's weight of only 630 grams is one of the lightest.

Chart Edit

11 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of new few processor cores computers is 8GB and the biggest is 64GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other new similar spec computers.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of few processor cores computers that came out in the last year is 330MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 690MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP Chromebox has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst desktop computers of this age.

Chart Edit

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

The HP Chromebox has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst personal computers of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of desktop computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox is 1,100MHz.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of recently released personal computers range from 16GB to 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 570GB. With a total storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst recently released few processor cores computers.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of few processor cores computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebox is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The Chromebox has one of the slowest processor frequencys (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec desktop computers of this age.

Chart Edit

Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Chromebox has a quite small solid-state drive capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebox. Across all the few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebox the solid-state drive capacitys range from 16GB to 260GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 130GB.

Chart Edit

Only Two Processor Threadss

The Chromebox is a two processor threads desktop computer.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Chromebox that we have checked, the Chromebox's processor cache of only 2 megabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest processor cache of recently released computers is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

Chart Edit

Only Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the Chromebox is more than most personal computers that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this personal computer. The memory slotss 1x SO-DIMM are also found on this PC.

Chart Edit

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers that were released in the last 12 months. Across all the latest computers the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB.

Chart Edit

Very Low System Bus Rate

The Chromebox has a fairly low system bus rate (only 5 Gigatransfers per second) compared to most of the other similar spec desktop computers that have been around for the last year. The system bus rates of PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebox range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s.

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the HP Chromebox

Released Twelve Months Ago

This desktop computer was released twelve months ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that have been on the market for the last year.

Chart Edit

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Model
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Tjunction
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
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 Output
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
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Combo Headphone/mic 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
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 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
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Keyboard Language

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…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

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...

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j5n50, hp j5n50u, j4c96aaabd, j4c96aaabf, hp j5n50ut, j4c96aaabu, j4c96aaakd, j4c96aaabe, j4c96aaabm, j4c96aaabz

Save Money with These Great PC Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
£20 Off
Voucher
£20 OFF A £100 SPEND
Valid 3 Jan 17 - 3 Jan 18
£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off when you spend £100
Valid 23 Sep 16 - 31 Dec 17
AK81 Mini Wireless Keyboard Mouse Combo for £12.98 (46% Off)
Offer
Combining a full QWERTY keyboard, mouse and directional pads, this device is an ideal addition for TV boxes, gaming consoles or PCs
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other PCs Compare to the HP Chromebox

DELL 5040 vs HP Chromebox

DELL 5040 vs HP Chromebox
DELL 5040
2 core Intel Core i3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
HP Chromebox
2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD
£ 492.00
97% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
48GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
2.3GHz Faster Processor Frequency
Four Processor Threadss
Heavier
ECC Supported by Processor

DELL OptiPlex 3040 vs HP Chromebox

DELL OptiPlex 3040 vs HP Chromebox
DELL OptiPlex 3040
2 core Intel Core i3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
HP Chromebox
2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD
£ 391.20
Significantly Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Vastly Bigger Solid-State Drive Capacity
75% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
63% Faster Processor Frequency
7.4kg Heavier
ECC Supported by Processor

DELL 3650 vs HP Chromebox

DELL 3650 vs HP Chromebox
DELL 3650
2 core Intel Core i3-6xxx 3.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD
HP Chromebox
2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD
£ 310.99
Vastly Bigger Total Storage Capacity
75% Bigger Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
63% Faster Processor Clock Speed
Two More Processor Threads
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
7.9kg Heavier
Feedback