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HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

HP Slim Standard Desktop Computer (S01-AF0209)

This model ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced under $1050 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This computer won't break any speed record, but it could help with simple homework and browsing the web for the right price.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Stationary Computer which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Speakerless. This Stationary Computer needs external speakers to play sounds. Your options are to hook it up to a TV or a monitor with built-in speakers, use external speakers or a headset.$30+

No Camera or Microphone. If your plans include skyping with family members, you would need a webcam or, for best results, a headset and microphone.$40+

Screenless. If you don't already have a monitor from your last computer, you could connect this Stationary Computer to a TV or get a new monitor.$120+

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Stationary Computer.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $320 on accessories, for a total cost of $770.

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared to other Stationary Computers

Bang for the Buck13th percentile
Versatility11th percentile
Power (General Purpose)7th percentile
Power (Graphical)36th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)49th percentile
Storage Space49th percentile
Portability97th percentile
Longevity10th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck37th percentile
Versatility14th percentile
Power (General Purpose)18th percentile
Power (Graphical)48th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)62th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability39th percentile
Longevity38th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, 2 cores clocked from 2.3 to 3.2 GHz

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Media Card Reader, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w26.92 × d30.23 × h9.5

Dimensions (in): w10.6 × d76.78 × h24.13

Weight (kg): 2.993

Weight (lbs.): 6.6

Features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • Fixed storage: 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • USB 3
  • USB Type-A
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

I do not have much insight to offer regarding this product.

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Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this stationary computer to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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