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HP Pavilion 550-a14

HP Pavilion 550-a14
alaScore 88

140 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 reviews of HP Pavilion 550-a14. 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. People really like the size and design. The usability and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP Pavilion 550-a14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Perfect for what i wanted


It is a great fit in my Home Office. and can play some games too.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (

Perfect computer for any needs


Purchased to use in a business environment that mostly runs off of internet based programs. Computer has met every need.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (

Good Value


Need to get a machine to help with editing on photos. This is machine is fast and has cut the just by several hours.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

still trying to get full value of it.


Was a little confused when I started with it. Was using windows vista. New concept for me. Haven't been able to use fully because no instructions sheet came with it to get you started. They may want you to call the qeek squad and pay $159.00 to get you...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

Great Price for a home computer!


I bought it because of the price. The machine is still in the box. I go through computers often, so it's just a metter of time before it goes into use.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

Great PC for great price


I bought it on Deals of the day for a very special price, it's a power pc and serve all the needs.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

Great Low-End Computer


I purchased this on a deal of the day for 250. At the time it was on par with other computers with similar specs. I upgraded to Windows 10 and the computer works well for all basic applications. The computer is light weight and has 2 USB ports in the...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

Great overall computer


One of the best budget computers under $500. Great value average computer

Oct, 2015

Consumer review (

good solid unit


We bought this to replace a unit lost in a fire. This has performed wonderfully.

Oct, 2015

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a must program


Great purchase for the money. Would recommend this product.

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications


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


Chassis Type:Tower
Colour of product:Silver
Number of 3.5" Bays:2
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system: No

Expansion slots

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


Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R5
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R5


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


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Package depth:240
Package height:520
Package weight:9.7
Package width:499


Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:B&O PLAY
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power Supply:180
Power supply input frequency:50/60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Number of Processors Installed:1
Processor boost frequency:2.4
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:2
Processor Model:A8-6410
Processor threads:4

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel 64: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Standard Manageability: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:N
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N


Operating system installed:Windows 8.1


Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Height :36.4
Package depth:24
Package height:52
Package weight:9.7
Package width:49.9