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HP Chromebox 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 16GB SSD

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jan 2016
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This desktop computer supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many recently released similar spec personal computers.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Chromebox is a four number of SATA III connectors computer. Most of the other few processor cores computers that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebox only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

On average HP few processor cores computers have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PCs built by HP.

SSD Storage Media

The Chromebox has an SSD storage media which is faster than the HDD storage media found on most recently released computers. 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 in fact the best storage speed across all PCs that have been around for the last year.

Across similar types of PC the worst storage speed is HDD.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The HP Chromebox has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst few processor cores computers of this age. New few processor cores computers have internal memorys of between 2GB and 8GB.

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Supports Three Compatible Memory Cardss

The number of compatible memory card supported by the Chromebox is more than most comparable spec computers that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported compatible memory cards is MMC+, but this compatible memory cards is not supported by this computer. The compatible memory cardss SD, SDHC and SDXC are also supported by this PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The Chromebox has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst few processor cores computers of this age. The average processor boost frequency of few processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebox is 2.6GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 4GHz.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of similar spec computers that have been around for the last year is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Chromebox's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebox.

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Has One Memory Slots

The Chromebox has a greater number of memory slots than most latest few processor cores computers. 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 personal computer.

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Light

Across all the comparable spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox the weights range from 350g to 11kg, and the average weight is 5kg. At only 630 grams, the HP Chromebox is very light compared to most of the other newly released desktop computers.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the few processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Chromebox the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 64GB. The Chromebox has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other recently released few processor cores computers.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of comparable spec computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox range from 100MHz to 690MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 330MHz. The Chromebox has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst personal computers of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Desktop computers that have been around for the last year have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 570GB. The Chromebox has one of the smallest total storage capacitys (only 16 gigabytes) amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)

With a memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) of only 25.6 gigabytes per second, the HP Chromebox has one of the slower memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s amongst similar spec personal computers of this age. The memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s of recently released personal computers range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) is 30GB/s.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the Chromebox is 1GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.1 gigahertz, the Chromebox has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other recently released few processor cores computers.

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Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of new computers is 130GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Chromebox has one of the smaller solid-state drive capacitys amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebox range from 4GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 19GB. The Chromebox has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst few processor cores computers of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Chromebox

Released Twelve Months Ago

This personal computer has been on the market for twelve months.

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)
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 ID
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
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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
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® Rapid Start 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)
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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
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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

(5)
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…

29 December 2014

Under 2013 och 2014 har det gått segt för pc-branschen. Med ett undantag. Små så kallade Chromebook säljer bra. Det här är billiga och enkla bärbara som kör Googles operativsystem Chrome... Read more…

User Reviews

(4)
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 4600, hp j4c98, hp 4600u, hp j4c98a, hp j4c98aa, hp j4c98aaa, hp j4c98aaab, hp j4c98aaabu, hewlett packard j4c98, hewlett packard j4c98a, hewlett packard i74600, hewlett packard i74600u, hewlett packard j4c98aa, hewlett packard i74600ul
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