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HP Pavilion Mini 300
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HP Pavilion Mini 300 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD

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2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Big Power. Primed for productivity with Windows 8.1, the latest Intel processor, plenty of hard drive storage, and dual monitor support. Stylish Small Package. This tiny PC really stands out. It's... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Personal Computers

We checked 265 expert and user reviews for HP computers and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its few processor cores computers.

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

The Pavilion Mini 300 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity personal computer. Most of the other desktop computers that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 have between one and seven USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This computer has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on few processor cores computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Pavilion Mini 300 is a four USB 3.0 port PC. Most of the other desktop computers that have been on the market for more than a year only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

At only 630 grams, the Pavilion Mini 300 is quite light compared to most of the other personal computers of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion Mini 300. Across all the comparable spec desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 the weights range from 140g to 16kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300 is 100MHz and the fastest is 740MHz.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and type. The slowest processor frequency of PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion Mini 300 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.9GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Zoostorm Intel Celeron 1037U Mini Tower[plb_2787260_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion Mini 300 has one of the smallest maximum internal memorys amongst few processor cores computers of this age. Across all the few processor cores computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion Mini 300 the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 64GB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Pavilion Mini 300 is a two processor threads desktop computer.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec computers that are a similar age to the Pavilion Mini 300 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec personal computers that were released around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300.

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Only Has One Memory Slots

The HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a greater number of memory slots than most desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly found memory slots is 2x DIMM, but this memory slots is not found on this HP PC. The memory slotss 1x DIMM are also found on this personal computer.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion Mini 300

Released Over a Year Ago

This personal computer was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Hard Drive Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion Mini 300 has a relatively standard hard drive capacity compared to most of the other computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Pavilion Mini 300 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other few processor cores computers that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion Mini 300.

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HDD Storage Media

The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage media on personal computers of this type and age. 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.

We compared all the other HDD computers to this PC and we think the Asus GR6[plb_2985809_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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
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Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
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Expert Reviews

(22)
12 August 2015

A classy mini PC with room for expansion, but very strong rivals means its appeal is limited...

4 August 2015

Sadly, the HP Pavilion mini desktop isn't as slick as it looks...

11 June 2015

At £350, the HP Pavilion Mini is a cheaper option than the Apple Mac mini, but is it cheap enough? The cheapest Mac mini may be £50 more expensive, but it boasts a beefier Core i5 with faster...

20 April 2015

Everyone is used to the portability of a laptop, a tablet, etc. HP has taken power and minimal footprint to a new level with the HP Pavilion Mini. Mini is a key word. It is a full powered computer... Read more…

26 February 2015

Though it looks more like a streaming box than a desktop, the HP Pavilion Mini offers more full-fledged PC goodness than you'll get from a Roku or Chromebox. But as with all things, the added...

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User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by Kiyoshi60

Had high expectations for this little unit but it crawls...

Reviewed 13 June 2015 by Steve "fenlander"

I bought one of these a few weeks ago when John Lewis and HP had them at

(Verified Purchase)

I too bought this as a media server. I'm familiar with windows so it seemed more sensible to get this rather than an Android box and overall I'm very pleased with it.

If like me, you... Read more…

Reviewed 2 June 2015 by A. Brown
(Verified Purchase)

Great product, fast delivery.

Reviewed 28 May 2015 by Cresto2
Cresto2 would recommend the HP Pavilion Mini 300

Wow, this box is as small as a portable dvd player. So far no issues, it's powerful enough, doesn't overheat or noisy. It fits perfectly in plain sight but is never noticed as it looks like a... Read more…

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