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HP Slimline 450-a100 series

HP Slimline 450-a100 series
alaScore 88

277 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 277 reviews of HP Slimline 450-a100 series. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

price, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Slimline 450-a100 series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Slimline 450-a100 series from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Some have doubts about the reliability.


0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Slimline 450-a120 Desktop (AMD E1, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD)HP Slimline 450-a120 Desktop (AMD E1, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD)

Mar, 2019

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Great for the cost.


So far has worked excellent. Going to add 4Gb of ram this week, but is already pretty fast and smooth. Great PC for the price. :-)

Jan, 2016

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Problems with memory


I bought this computer specifically because it allowed for expanding it's memory beyond the 4GB that is came with - as opposed to a competitor's product. The spec sheet called for a 240 pin DIMM, so I bought one to install, but when it arrived, it was...

Jan, 2016

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Excellant PC -Very Quiet- Good HD-Good Speed


GREAT PRODUCT! Would refer to friends.

Oct, 2015

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Works great.


Our daughter installed the CPU and printer for us. Both are wireless and that is what made the products appealing to purchase. We've always bought HP products in the past and have been well satisfied. We will continue to purchase HP products as long as...

Mar, 2016

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Great computer for the basics


We needed a new desktop computer for a small business, just to perform simple business transactions and web searches. Perfect desktop for a great price.

Mar, 2016

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Works well


Works well for what it is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mar, 2016

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The computer price was all right but a little difficult to use for beginners but I can get used to it the representative helping was very helpful and patient I would recommend this product to someone else who knows how to use it

Mar, 2016

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Great updated computer


I had the same computer for years, it had windows visa on it, went on-line and found the same computer with windows 10

Mar, 2016

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the tower is nice and slim and fixes nice in small spaces

Mar, 2016

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Good desktop solution for general office needs


We needed a replacement desktop computer to replace the existing one that reached end of life. If you are looking for a general purpose word processing application, this is a good selection. I have been pleased with the performance and easy set up.

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes


Chassis type:1.2L sized PC / Desktop / Midi Tower / Mini Tower / SFF / Small Desktop / Tower
Color of product:Black
Number of 3.5" bays:1
Placement supported:Vertical
Product color:Black
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8240 / No / Not available
Graphics adapter DVI ports quantity:1
Graphics adapter VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:688
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:896
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792 / 896
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 8000 / AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R4 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.792 / 2.048
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8240 / AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R4 / Intel HD Graphics


Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 6
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 6
Memory slots:2x DIMM


Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 480000
Operating altitude:0 - 196850.4
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:No / VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):N / VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:McAfee LiveSafe ™\nEvernote Netflix\nHP Lounge / McAfee LiveSafe, Evernote Netflix, HP Lounge / McAfee LiveSafe, \nEvernote, / McAfee LiveSafe\nEvernote\nNetflix
Display included: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:15.7 / 19.4
Package height:9.57
Package weight:15.4
Package width:15.7 / 19.4


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / HD
Product type:Mini PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2 / 3
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:65
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Number of processors installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:A6-6310 / E1-6015 / J1800 / J2900
Processor boost frequency:2.1 / 2.4 / 2.58 / 2.66
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD A / AMD E / Intel Celeron / Intel Pentium J / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.8 / 2.41
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:A6-6310 / E1-6015 / J1800 / J2900
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor J1000 series for Desktop / Intel Pentium J2000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:BGA1170 / Socket FT3b
Processor threads:2 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 15

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Intel 64:N / Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
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: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Standard Manageability:N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:No / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36 / Yes
Processor ARK ID:78866 / 78868
Processor code:SR1SB / SR1SD
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Bundled software:McAfee LiveSafe ™\nEvernote Netflix\nHP Lounge / McAfee LiveSafe, Evernote Netflix, HP Lounge / McAfee LiveSafe, \nEvernote, / McAfee LiveSafe\nEvernote\nNetflix
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDXC, MiniSD, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, MicroSD (TransFlash), MiniMMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Number of storage drives supported:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.6 / 14.2 / 15.6 / 3.94
Height:12.6 / 15.6
Package depth:15.7 / 19.4
Package height:9.57
Package weight:15.4
Package width:15.7 / 19.4
Width:15.6 / 3.94