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HP Pavilion 500-120ea

HP Pavilion 500-120ea
alaScore 85

21 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of HP Pavilion 500-120ea. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments are divided on the price.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Pavilion 500-120ea is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Windows 8 is awful!

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

super speedy nice and quiet love it

dvd drawer button very flimsy lets hope nothing else is!

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Updating from Vista to Windows 8.1 Easier than I expected

Windows 8 not suitable for Desk Top, but great after upgrading to 8.1

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Not keen on windows 8

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

This is a very decent general computer for home use. It does exactly what I expected it to do. It seems, after my last computer, very quiet and copes without any problems with all that I wish to do. My demands are quite basic- mainly word processing,...

Set-up proved to be easy but I was a little miffed to see that I could only choose between instructions in Arabic or Polish. My last computer came with all the disks for the loaded software. This does not. I'd describe the software bundle as basic but...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Really easy to set up and use.

none.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Fast and easy to navigate

Too many adverts popping up

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

fast processor

avoid windows 8 - its awful

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

I have had HP PC for the last 12 years this one so far appears to be the best one for me.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP Pavilion 500-120ea

 

Bought this computer, as user support for XP is being phased out for my old PC. Surprised by how easy Windows 8.1 has proved, as, for me, it seems very user-friendly. I had expected initial problems because of on-line/ press reports of many users...

None so far, though I hasten to add that I am no specialist.

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis type:Micro Tower
Color of product:Black
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Expansion Slots

Mini PCI Express slots:1
PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots:1

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600

Memory

Internal memory:6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2x DIMM

Networking

Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

Display included: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Performance

Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:HDA
Chipset:Intel H87
Motherboard chipset:Intel H87
Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

Power supply:300
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-4440
Processor boost frequency:3.3
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:3.1
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4440
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series
Processor socket:Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75038
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:15.3
Height:14.4
Weight:15.8
Width:6.89