Like many other OEM-manufacturers, HP has added AM4 system on the basis of its portfolio. Of course, we are not talking about Zen on Architecture processors, and an APU Bristol Ridge. AMD recently introduced eight APU socket AM4, as well as chipsets A320 and B350. HP introduced not only MicroTower format computers and PC housings SFF (Small Form Factor), which are reminiscent of the classic computers of the past. In addition, there are mini-computer system.
The company’s website EliteDesk 705 G3 is available in several versions. In Europe, more variety – there are three MicroTower and also two PCs, small form factor. All five configurations are equipped with a proprietary motherboard socket AM4 and chipset B350-FCH (Fusion Controller Hub). Of course, the price will depend on the APU. Unfortunately, prices in rubles are still unknown, so are the prices from the official HP website in euros. The junior model is equipped with MicroTower A6-9500 processor with an integrated graphics core Radeon R5 and costs 758.03 euros. Base frequency dual-core processor of 3.5 GHz and 3.8 GHz in Turbo mode.
For 907.97 EUR system includes a quad-core A10-9700, operating on the same frequencies. The flagship is worth 1,071 euros. Although HP did not give any clear indication what APU is used, it will probably be A12-9800 – the eldest of all the hybrid processors. All three MicroTower system equipped with 8 GB of DDR4-2133 memory, but you can expand this capacity up to 64 GB. As the operating system is running Windows 10 Pro. As for storage, the system offers the most inexpensive hard drive to 500 GB with a spindle speed of 7,200 rev / min. Medium version is already equipped with a SSD with TLC NAND 256 GB, and the flagship version boasts a 512-Gbyte SSD SED (Self Encrypting Drive).
In addition, are two small form factor systems. The first model will cost nearly 700 euros and will offer a processor A6-9500, 8 GB of RAM, expandable up to 64 GB and a hard disk of 500 GB. For 800 euros HP offers a model with A10-9700 processor. The rest of the equipment is identical. These models are also used by Windows 10 Pro as the OS. Finally, the HP unveiled a mini-PC powered by the new the APU, the technical characteristics of which may be known by clicking on this link.