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HP Slimline 450-a00 series

HP Slimline 450-a00 series
alaScore 89

162 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews of HP Slimline 450-a00 series. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Slimline 450-a00 series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Solid Product for the Price


We bought this in-store for $229 -- I figured a "new" lower end starter machine would be good for our 3rd grade Son -- I'm more than pleasantly surprised at it's performance however and I like that it comes with internal wireless abilities -- The...

Jan, 2016

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A great computer for simple use


I purchased the computer for my mother who does simple task. Search the internet and Microsoft applications and so far she is loving it.

Jan, 2016

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decent starter PC


PC seems adequate for basic use, browsing, email, Word, etc... Does not have much RAM and it is kind of slow when booting but all in all ok.

Dec, 2015

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Died a very quick death


I upgraded to Windows 10. Then I received a message that an error had occurred & the system would restart. That was the last thing from the computer. I went to the HP support site and PURCHASED a set of restore disks. Still nothing. The computer is...

Dec, 2015

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It is pretty good. Small, Fast. I really like it a lot.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (

Hp slimline desktop


Good computer have not had any trouble with it so far.

Dec, 2015

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Great product


This was a great buy. Lots of space at a good price.

Nov, 2015

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I Love the slimline desktop model. It's very easy to set up, the keyboard and mouse should have been wireless.

Nov, 2015

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Wouldn't even think of getting a different printer


Reviews were all very good. Store salesman highly recommended this printer, and to make it better, it was on sale. Set up was so easy. When I found the set up instructions, I couldn't believe how simple it was. It took longer to unpack the printer than...

Nov, 2015

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Good buy


A lot of features for a small compact PC.Perfect for a personal pc and not too expensive

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver


Chassis type:Desktop / SFF
Color of product:Black
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Energy Management

Power supply:180 / 65

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x1 slots:1
PCI Express x16 slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8240 / No
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 R2 / AMD Radeon R4 / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model: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 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x DIMM


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

Optical Drive

BD interface type:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi
Optical drives quantity:1

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:AVerMedia app; CyberLink Media Suite; CyberLink PowerBackup; Evernote; Foxit PhantomPDF; mysms; Netflix; Skype; The Weather Channel; TripAdvisor; 7-Zip / McAfee LiveSafe ™,\nHP SimplePass
Display included: No
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Packaging Data

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


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / HD
Chipset:Intel H87 / VIA VX900H
Motherboard chipset:Intel H87 / VIA VX900H
Product type: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
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:180 / 65


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:2.4 / 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 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
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

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Intel 64:Y
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 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 My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
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® 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® 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® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
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:AVerMedia app; CyberLink Media Suite; CyberLink PowerBackup; Evernote; Foxit PhantomPDF; mysms; Netflix; Skype; The Weather Channel; TripAdvisor; 7-Zip / McAfee LiveSafe ™,\nHP SimplePass
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 10 Home


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

Weight & Dimensions

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