HP Essential 27-inch All-in-One Desktop with AMD Ryzen 5500U Review

HP Essential 27-inch AIO Desktop w/ AMD Ryzen 5500U

HP Essential All-in-One 27 FHD Desktop, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

HP Essential 27-inch All-in-One Desktop comes with a Full HD IPS display, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor, Radeon Vega 7 graphics, 1TB Solid State Drive, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, Windows 11 Home operating system and a good variety of connectivity options at the back of the display. It first became available at Amazon.com on March 31, 2022 and there is a single 5-star rating so far.

Black HP Essential 27” All In One Desktop weighs 14.53 pounds and measures 24.12 x 8.19 x 18.73 inches. It is built with the sustainable materials like the ocean-bound and post-consumer recycled plastic and looks and feels solid and durable. Different RAM and Solid State Drive configurations of this AIO Desktop is available on the Amazon product page and you can purchase it with 8GB, 16GB or 32GB RAM with 256GB, 512GB or 1TB SSD and all of them with 1TB HDD at 7200rpm added.

The quarter one of 2021 release six core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor (8M L3 cache, 12 threads with hyper-threading) has a base speed of 2.1GHz and a turbo max boost speed of 4.0GHz. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 15 watts and the average CPU Passmark benchmark score is 13195 on the day of this post release. It is quite a capable ULV CPU that can be compared to the 45-watt Intel i7-9750H and Intel i7-10750H in terms of overall performance, and it can handle pretty much any workload, as of mid-2022.

HP Essential All-in-One 27 FHD Desktop, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 16GB RAM

Windows 11 Home operating system is pre-installed on this All in One desktop and has a great user-friendly interface that reminds us of Mac OS’ with the rounded corners and taskbar in the centre. The upgraded 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive is a large amount of local storage space for saving your regular files, photos, music or videos. 16GB DDR4 SDRAM at 3200MHz is a decent amount of memory for  multitasking efficiently- running a few browser tabs and apps simultaneously. 

27-inch diagonal Full HD LED-backlit BrightView display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 72% NTSC and 300 nits of brightness. AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 iGPU offers similar performance to the Intel Iris G7 or the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX250. For example you can play the Mass Effect Legendary Edition in Full HD resolution at the low to medium settings. It doesn’t have a VRAM of itself and the fast system RAM is shared with the main processor. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5, Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 connector, a SuperSpeed USB Type-A port at 5Gbps signaling rate with the Battery Charging 1.2, 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports, an HDMI 1.4 output, and a headphone and microphone combo. A 9H HDMI Cable is included with your purchase.  

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