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HP 20-c400na 19.5" Full HD All-in-One PC (Intel Dual Core 4GB RAM 1TB HDD) Refurb £207.99 Delivered using code @ eBay / Laptop Outlet
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HP 20-c400na 19.5" Full HD All-in-One PC (Intel Dual Core 4GB RAM 1TB HDD) Refurb £207.99 Delivered using code @ eBay / Laptop Outlet

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Posted 28th Feb

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Decent price for this AIO refurbed HP. A Grade refurb with 1 year warranty.

A Grade. These are Open boxed / returned units in pristine / refurbished condition. They are professionally tested and restored to Factory default state. Cosmetically they would be in excellent condition with a few noticeable marks or minor scratches. However, In some cases they may have non-original accessories / packaging. They come with 1 Year Warranty for customers’ peace of mind.


Use the code PAID20 at checkout to get the advertised price.

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Whether your family is looking to surf, stream or tackle that next big assignment, this budget friendly All-in-One has been redesigned to give everyone what they need. A splash of color and reliable, trusted performance make this the perfect living room go-to.

Powered for every day

With an Intel processor, plenty of storage and a 49.53 cm (19.5") diagonal anti-glare WLED-backlit display, power your content and give the whole family an awesome view. Now everyone can get connected without slowing down.

Quality everyone can count on

With over 100 tests, you can depend on your HP All-in-One to help your family through every homework assignment, school project, and all-day movie binges.

A pop of personality

A little bit of color can really bring a whole room to life, so we redesigned our All-in-One with a new, stylish stand design and a colorful ripple pattern.

Windows 10

Do great things confidently with the familiar feel of Windows - only better.

Full HD IPS display

Enjoy crystal-clear images from any angle. With 178° wide-viewing angles and a vibrant 1920 x 1080 resolution, you'll always have a great view of your favorite content.

Intel® Celeron™ processor (dual core)

The perfect combination of performance, power consumption, and value helps your device run smoothly and reliably with two processing cores to handle all your tasks.

802.11 a/c (1x1) WLAN & Bluetooth® 4.2

Stay connected to Wi-Fi and to Bluetooth® accessories with wireless technology.

Re-writable DVD drive

Watch and write DVDs using the integrated optical drive.

DDR4 RAM options

Designed to run more efficiently and more reliably at faster speeds, DDR4 is the future of RAM. With its higher bandwidth, everything from multi-tasking to playing games gets a performance boost.

Face-to-face from anywhere

Enjoy the crisp details and clarity of video chats with the extended family or conference calls for work. With a great webcam it's never been easier to stay in touch and get your work done.

USB 2.0 connector

There's no need for adapters with the classic USB 2.0 connector. Easily connect any of your existing USB peripherals without paying extra for unnecessary dongles.

USB 3.0 connector

There's no need for adapters with the full-size USB 3.0 connector. Easily connect any of your existing USB peripherals without paying extra for unnecessary dongles.

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I've got a sort of similar specs one but Acer branded, purchased for £175 from somebody on eBay, in perfect, as new condition. Really neat built and keeps the place tidy. However, after getting it, I realised why was sold. It can barely handle Win10, a pain to use.
People argue an i3 4gb ram cannot handle Win 10. Yes, it can, my laptop has these specs. However, huge difference between Celeron and i3, my experience shows the specs are too low for this. I have used mine maybe 20 hours in a year, this is how bad it is.

I voted hot for the form factor, huge difference how my place looks now in comparison with before when I had cables all over. The point is, do you want this as a piece of furniture?
I'm thinking to either put mine on eBay but not sure if I get over £100 for it, or instal Win7 on it.
Edited by: "sheffield788" 28th Feb
Having a quick look at this but could be one to avoid. Somebody tell me the Intel Dual Core Celeron / 2.00GHz isn't a disaster?

EDIT: actually not as bad as I first thought. Its a Celeron J4005 (Gemini Lake). Still, I wouldn't recommend it with Windows10 and a traditional hard drive.
cpubenchmark.net/cpu…200

EDIT2. HP have even got a manual to explain how to swap the hdd. I'm tempted now...(boot from 120GB ssd, use 1TB hdd for media...)
h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg…971
Edited by: "Musicrab" 28th Feb
sheffield78828/02/2020 10:39

...It [Acer] can barely handle Win10, a pain to use.


Guessing its got a traditional hdd. A ssd could make all the difference. What exact model is the Acer (the all-in-ones can be a pain to get in to.)
Edited by: "Musicrab" 28th Feb
sheffield78828/02/2020 10:39

I've got a similar specs one but Acer branded, purchased for £175 from …I've got a similar specs one but Acer branded, purchased for £175 from somebody on eBay, in perfect, as new condition. Really neat built and keeps the place tidy. However, after getting it, I realised why was sold. It can barely handle Win10, a pain to use.People argue an i3 4gb ram cannot handle Win 10. Yes, it can, my laptop has these specs. However, huge difference between Celeron and i3, my experience shows the specs are too low for this. I have used mine maybe 20 hours in a year, this is how bad it is.I voted hot for the form factor, huge difference how my place looks now in comparison with before when I had cables all over. The point is, do you want this as a piece of furniture?I'm thinking to either put mine on eBay but not sure if I get over £100 for it, or instal Win7 on it.


Depending on what you want to use it for it may be worth installing a lighter weight OS like Linux Ubuntu to see if that makes a difference.
Jimmyyy28/02/2020 10:43

Depending on what you want to use it for it may be worth installing a …Depending on what you want to use it for it may be worth installing a lighter weight OS like Linux Ubuntu to see if that makes a difference.


Yes, this is an ok PC and the form factor is great. But cannot be used with Win 10 regardless. You can even have to tabs open at once, it takes about 5 min to load a page and so on. Switching it on to read a couple of emails takes me about 20 min. Moreover, probably my fault as I do not switch it on often (for the obvious reason it takes too long) it keep updating Windows. Regardless I've stopped the update. Really, a pain, but will probably handle a lighter OS. This is what I debate: to sell it for peanuts, or change the OS.
Musicrab28/02/2020 10:42

Guessing its got a traditional hdd. A ssd could make all the difference. …Guessing its got a traditional hdd. A ssd could make all the difference. What exact model is the Acer (the all-in-ones can be a pain to get in to.)


This. Windows 10 in a pentium chip with SSD will feel snappier than an i7 with W10 installed on a HDD.
Musicrab28/02/2020 10:42

Guessing its got a traditional hdd. A ssd could make all the difference. …Guessing its got a traditional hdd. A ssd could make all the difference. What exact model is the Acer (the all-in-ones can be a pain to get in to.)


An SSD will make a difference, but not much in terms of browsing the internet. Mine has a 1.6 CPU, so weaker that this I guess, but I do not think that makes a huge difference:
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MrKrabs28/02/2020 10:52

This. Windows 10 in a pentium chip with SSD will feel snappier than an i7 …This. Windows 10 in a pentium chip with SSD will feel snappier than an i7 with W10 installed on a HDD.


But can you instal an SSD on an AIO? Or change the CPU with an i3? I guess the motherboard will probably not support this...
sheffield78828/02/2020 10:52

An SSD will make a difference, but not much in terms of browsing the …An SSD will make a difference, but not much in terms of browsing the internet. Mine has a 1.6 CPU, so weaker that this I guess, but I do not think that makes a huge difference:[Image]


Off topic, but here's a video of the Acer breakdown (this guy was so rough with this computer...). youtube.com/wat…3Vg
sheffield78828/02/2020 10:54

But can you instal an SSD on an AIO? Or change the CPU with an i3? I guess …But can you instal an SSD on an AIO? Or change the CPU with an i3? I guess the motherboard will probably not support this...


Of-course you can. Just need care to open the back. I'd change the hdd to ssd first thing. And possibly use the 1TB as data drive (D:) or external hard drive. h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg…971
Edited by: "Musicrab" 28th Feb
I changed the hard drive out for an ssd on an AIO. Had to get a small pc maintenance kit to open it up. Once opened its easy to change, just watch out for any ribbin cables when you open it up. I'd try putting in an SSD. If its still slow try ubuntu. If still slow flog it. Get best of all worlds this way, might just take a bit of your time.
Musicrab28/02/2020 11:11

Of-course you can. Just need care to open the back. I'd change the hdd …Of-course you can. Just need care to open the back. I'd change the hdd to ssd first thing. And possibly use the 1TB as data drive (D:) or external hard drive. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05145971


Thanks, but where will it go the SSD? Replacing the optical drive. The unit is quite compact, never crossed my mind it will have room for extra parts. Thanks for the idea.
sheffield78828/02/2020 14:47

Thanks, but where will it go the SSD? Replacing the optical drive. The …Thanks, but where will it go the SSD? Replacing the optical drive. The unit is quite compact, never crossed my mind it will have room for extra parts. Thanks for the idea.


Good question! Either... replace existing hdd, replace optical drive or, if there's a spare SATA power+data port, anywhere where you can squeeze it in?
sheffield78828/02/2020 10:48

Yes, this is an ok PC and the form factor is great. But cannot be used …Yes, this is an ok PC and the form factor is great. But cannot be used with Win 10 regardless. You can even have to tabs open at once, it takes about 5 min to load a page and so on. Switching it on to read a couple of emails takes me about 20 min. Moreover, probably my fault as I do not switch it on often (for the obvious reason it takes too long) it keep updating Windows. Regardless I've stopped the update. Really, a pain, but will probably handle a lighter OS. This is what I debate: to sell it for peanuts, or change the OS.



Even this spec should not be that bad. Do you have many background tasks such as virus checker, 'updaters' etc.? I wonder if the Celeron in this has really poor cooling and can't boost - can you hear a fan running? May be passive cooling only

Could be HDD issues - have you run a full disk check? CPU-ID H/W Monitor (free) will show you live temps, CPU speed and RAM among other things - download.cpuid.com/hwm…exe

You could also try UserBenchmark's benchmark just to compare how your components stack up against people with the same components, but take results with a pinch of salt.

If none of the above then, as others have said, if you are willing then open it up and swap your HDD for an SDD and install clean Win10 on it from USB - you'll be installing the latest build of Win10 so it shouldn't try to download a tonne of updates. If you are confident to do so then leave the back cover off to help disperse heat while you install and test the clean install of Win10. If you can fit the HDD in too that's up to you but if you're just doing emails and web browsing then you won't need the storage space & HDDs produce quite a bit of heat.

SSDs - uk.pcpartpicker.com/pro…ve/

If you really like the form factor then it would be a shame to flog it without further testing but depends if you want to put the time and cost of an SSD into it.
loonyjetman28/02/2020 17:10

Even this spec should not be that bad. Do you have many background tasks …Even this spec should not be that bad. Do you have many background tasks such as virus checker, 'updaters' etc.? I wonder if the Celeron in this has really poor cooling and can't boost - can you hear a fan running? May be passive cooling onlyCould be HDD issues - have you run a full disk check? CPU-ID H/W Monitor (free) will show you live temps, CPU speed and RAM among other things - http://download.cpuid.com/hwmonitor/hwmonitor_1.41.exeYou could also try UserBenchmark's benchmark just to compare how your components stack up against people with the same components, but take results with a pinch of salt.If none of the above then, as others have said, if you are willing then open it up and swap your HDD for an SDD and install clean Win10 on it from USB - you'll be installing the latest build of Win10 so it shouldn't try to download a tonne of updates. If you are confident to do so then leave the back cover off to help disperse heat while you install and test the clean install of Win10. If you can fit the HDD in too that's up to you but if you're just doing emails and web browsing then you won't need the storage space & HDDs produce quite a bit of heat.SSDs - https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/products/internal-hard-drive/#t=0&sort=price&page=1If you really like the form factor then it would be a shame to flog it without further testing but depends if you want to put the time and cost of an SSD into it.


Thanks very much. The PC barely has anything on it as it works so slow. No antivirus, only Win10, Word and very few other programs. It does update indeed and strangely enough I've put to stop the updates and it still does it. I will check about the fan, it is in a place quite difficult to access so TBH never paid attention to this. I will also try to run a disk check, thanks.

I am not sure I will go beyond these. Changing to SSD may make sense, but not sure if I am confident to do so. If will cost quite a bit, I am not sure is worth to do it. I absolutely like the form factor, million time better than when I had a tower and all the cables, however, started to debate if I need a PC anymore, as I have tablets and laptops, so I think I kept the PC for 'sentimental' reasons :). Thanks for the advice, if you think it should perform better, I will certainly look into this, I only thought the specs are too poor for Win 10.
sheffield78828/02/2020 17:21

Thanks very much. The PC barely has anything on it as it works so slow. No …Thanks very much. The PC barely has anything on it as it works so slow. No antivirus, only Win10, Word and very few other programs. It does update indeed and strangely enough I've put to stop the updates and it still does it. I will check about the fan, it is in a place quite difficult to access so TBH never paid attention to this. I will also try to run a disk check, thanks.I am not sure I will go beyond these. Changing to SSD may make sense, but not sure if I am confident to do so. If will cost quite a bit, I am not sure is worth to do it. I absolutely like the form factor, million time better than when I had a tower and all the cables, however, started to debate if I need a PC anymore, as I have tablets and laptops, so I think I kept the PC for 'sentimental' reasons :). Thanks for the advice, if you think it should perform better, I will certainly look into this, I only thought the specs are too poor for Win 10.


You're welcome Hopefully CPU-ID Monitor will shed some light on things for you, the CPU should boost to 2.7GHz under load.

[Edit: Sorry, no, it should boost to 2.4]

If Win is trying to do updates in the background then that could explain the bad performance so can you just leave it switched on and alone to do all its updates then see what it's like after it's finished them all? Might find it's usable even with an HDD. As you say worst case scenario do a clean reset of Windows and sell on - live and learn
Edited by: "loonyjetman" 28th Feb
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