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HP Chromebox 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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11 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 similar spec computers that have been around for more than two years.

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HP Has Good Computer Reviews

HP is one of the better rated PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its few processor cores computers.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.74 gigabytes, the Chromebox has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst desktop computers of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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4.3 On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version

This computer supports a 4.3 on-board graphics adapter OpenGL version, which is typical of many comparable spec desktop computers that came out around the same time as it.

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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 personal computer.

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SSD Storage Media

The Chromebox has an SSD storage media which is faster than most few processor cores computers that have been available for around the same time as it. Most PCs of this spec and age 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 amongst all comparable spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Chromebox.

Amongst comparable types of desktop computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Chromebox has a newer internal memory type than most few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This computer has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, whereas most computers that have been available for around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This personal computer's internal memory type (DDR3L-SDRAM) is actually the best internal memory type amongst all few processor cores computers that are a comparable age to the Chromebox.

The worst internal memory type amongst similar types of personal computer is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The Chromebox has a greater number of compatible memory card than most personal computers of a comparable age and type to it. This desktop computer supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by comparable spec personal computers that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox. The processor caches of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebox range from 0.51MB to 6MB.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Chromebox has a greater number of memory slots than most few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this desktop computer. The memory slotss 2x SO-DIMM are also found on this HP personal computer.

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Light

Across all the personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Chromebox the weights range from 600g to 14kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 630 grams, the HP Chromebox is fairly light compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the HP Chromebox has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other personal computers that are a comparable age to the Chromebox. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec personal computers that were released more than two years ago is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 28GB.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Chromebox of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebox. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of personal computers that are a comparable age to the Chromebox is 200MHz and the fastest is 800MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox. The total storage capacitys of few processor cores computers that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebox range from 4GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of desktop computers of a similar type and age to the Chromebox is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz. With a processor frequency of only 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebox has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of computers of a similar spec and age to the Chromebox is 91GB, and the solid-state drive capacitys range from 8GB to 260GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity compared to most of the other computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebox.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Chromebox

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this desktop computer was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Chromebox has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec desktop computers that were launched more than two years ago.

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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
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)
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 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
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Chassis Type
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
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 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® 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® 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 Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) 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
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
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...

Brochures and Manuals

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