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HP Chromebox G2 w/ Intel Celeron 3865U

HP Chromebox G2 w/ Intel Celeron 3865U
$199.00
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Brand: HP
Category: Chromeboxes

  • Processor
    Intel Celeron 3865U

  • RAM
    4GB

  • Storage
    32GB

  • OS
    Chrome OS

Our Rating

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5.4
  • Connectivity 6 / 10
  • Design 5 / 10
  • Features 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Usability 6 / 10

HP Chromebox G2 w/ Intel Celeron 3865U - Specifications

General

Device Type Chromebox
Model HP Chromebox G2
Announced 06 January, 2018
Released 30 May, 2018
Status Available
Price $ (navigate to the "Buy" tab) 199

Linux (Beta)

Linux This checkbox indicates whether or not this device supports the Linux container (otherwise Crostini) within the Chrome operating system.

Processor

Processor Type Processor technology Processor also regarded as the brainchild of a computing system {as the CPU acronym literally translates} is responsible for instruction execution, core system calculations, and system efficiency. Chromebooks typically use power saving chipsets from the likes of Intel, AMD, and ARM-based units while Chromebases and Chromeboxes tend to feature higher-end systems on a chip. Intel Celeron
Processor Speed The processor speed is the default clock speed of the chipset powering the device 1.8 GHz
Processor Boost the highest frequency the processor can reach when maxed out. Maxed out the sense of the number of processes or programs running before it hits its maximum clock speed. < 2.0 GHz
Processor Cores This refers to the stack of physical cores (multiple independent processing units) on a chipset. It's usually the more the better, but that isn't always true considering that the individual clock speed of processing cores can be a huge factor in determining the overall capability of a processor unit. Dual Core
Processor Cache A CPU cache is a hardware cache used by the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer to reduce the average cost (time or energy) to access data from the main memory. A cache is a smaller, faster memory, closer to a processor core, which stores copies of the data from frequently used main memory locations. 2 MB , SmartCache
Processor Model The processor model refers to the unique identifying combination of numbers, letters or both that of a chipset as defined by the manufacturer from the factory. Intel Celeron 3865U
Cooling This refers to the means through which the central processing unit of a computer is cooled. An actively cooled chipset requires a fan that intelligently spins on demand while passively cooled SoCs (systems on a chip) are typically of a lower TDP (thermal design power) which essentially negates the need of a dedicated cooling fan. Passive (fanless)

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
Ethernet Port Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
Headphone Jack A phone connector, also known as phone jack, audio jack, headphone jack or jack plug, is a family of electrical connectors typically used for analog audio signals. The phone connector was invented for use in telephone switchboards in the 19th century and is still widely used.
USB Type USB cables come in different versions like USB 2.0 and USB 3.0. These standards are primarily of the characteristics of the cable i.e the functions it offers and the speed at which it runs while the type of USB cable in the likes of (USB Type A, USB Type B, and USB Type C) essentially refer to the physicality and design of the plugs and ports. USB C, USB A
USB Ports USB (an abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus) is an industry standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection/ports, communication, and power supply between computers, peripheral devices, and other computers. 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.1, 2x USB 3.1

Benchmarks (Not an accurate representation of real-world performance)*

Dimensions

Height 1.57in
Width 5.87in
Length 5.87in

Storage

Storage Type Storage technology Categorized as secondary storage mediums, these are non-volatile and do not lose data when your Chrome device is powered down. They come in the form of HDD, eMMC, SSD and other form factors and standards in modern computing. eMMC
Base storage Base storage refers to the minimum storage configuration offered with the hardware. 32 GB
Max storage configuration This refers to the maximum storage capacity that comes with this hardware 64 GB
Expandable This refers to removable storage media. In computing, external storage comprises of devices that store information outside a computer. Such devices may be permanently attached to the computer, may be removable or may use removable media.
Technology This refers to the implemented storage technology. SATA

Graphics

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Intel HD Graphics 610
GPU Memory In computer architecture, there's either dedicated or shared memory and sometimes both. Chrome OS devices primarily utilized shared graphics memory. Shared graphics memory refers to a design where the graphics chip does not have its own dedicated memory and instead shares the main system RAM with the CPU and other components. Shared
Base Clock The refers to the base clock speed of the GPU 300 MHz

Memory

RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 4 GB
RAM configuration Refers to the maximum RAM capacity of this device up to 16 GB
RAM Type DRAM stores a bit of data using a transistor and capacitor pair, which together comprise a DRAM cell. DDR4L
RAM speed RAM speed or memory bandwidth is the rate at which data can be read from or stored into a semiconductor memory by a processor. Memory bandwidth is usually expressed in units of bytes/second, though this can vary for systems with natural data sizes that are not a multiple of the commonly used 8-bit bytes. 2400 Mhz
RAM Slots Refers to the number of RAM slots available for expansion N/A

Auto Update Expiration

End Of Life Each Chrome OS device has an EOL (end of life) date listed; which essentially means that the device will continue to receive OS updates until the stated Auto Update Expiration date. June 2024

HP Chromebox G2 w/ Intel Celeron 3865U - Reviews

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  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity, data transfer speed, internet browsing, and other physical interfaces. Are you satisfied with the provision of ports for external peripherals on this device? How'd you rate it overall?
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  • How do you feel about the design and build quality of this device? Does it live up to your standards? Do you think the build is a good representation of the price point? How's the device fared over the time-period of your usage?
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  • What do you feel about the features of this device? Does the feature-set allow you to enjoy an ideal computing experience in your day to day?
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  • Is the performance representative of the internal components? Do you feel like you're getting your money's worth or the overall performance could be improved? Consider the performance of Chrome OS as per your specific use-case in your overall rating as well.
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  • From a usability standpoint, do you feel Chrome OS is delivering efficiently in terms of user interface maneuvering, general system responsiveness, and flexibility relative to the system component on this specific device? Does the user experience deliver on your expectations?
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