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HP Pavilion 24-xa0021 computer

An all-in-one desktop computer with a 23.8-inch touchscreen tested with Windows 10 Home, an AMD Ryzen 3 2300U 2GHz processor, 8GB of memory, a 1TB hard drive, AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics graphics, and built-in speakers.


The HP Pavilion 24-xa0021 is an all-in-one desktop computer. It has 8GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive. It has an AMD Ryzen 3 2300U 2GHz processor and AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics video adapter but no dedicated video memory. It is not suitable for high-performance gaming. But it lacks an optical drive for burning CDs or DVDs. It comes with Windows 10 Home pre-installed.

The Pavilion 24-xa0021 has a built-in memory-card reader for digital photography, a touch screen, and 3 full-size and 2 type-C USB ports in the rear. 2 of these ports are used by devices, leaving 3 free USB ports. It supports WiFi 802.11ac, so it's compatible with the latest high-speed routers. It also has a webcam for videoconferencing.

The Pavilion 24-xa0021 measures 20.2 inches wide by 17.5 inches high by 6.3 inches deep. It's backed by a 12-month warranty, with 12 months of tech support.


WiFi WiFi The type of built-in 802.11 wireless networking supported. Computers with 802.11n also support 802.11g routers. Some models with 802.11n also support the 5GHz "high band," a standard suitable for apartments and other crowded areas. 802.11ac is the newest, fastest type.
Digital video out Digital video out Has a DVI, HDMI, or DisplayPort video output for sending a digital video signal to a computer monitor or HDTV.
Thunderbolt port Thunderbolt port Has a Thunderbolt port for connecting peripherals such as an external hard drive. Thunderbolt is a new high-speed port that can connect to DVI, HDMI and VGA through the use of adapters.
Number of free USB ports Number of free USB ports Number of free USB ports for printers, hard drives, flash drives, or other peripherals.
Gigabit Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet Support for 1,000 Mb/s networking.
VGA video out VGA video out A connection for an external display with a VGA input.
DVI video out DVI video out A connection for a digital flat-panel display.
HDMI video out HDMI video out An HDMI out port for sending a digital video/audio signal to a computer monitor or HDTV.
HDMI video in HDMI video in Has an HDMI video input for using your all-in-one computer as a monitor.
DisplayPort video out DisplayPort video out A connection for a digital flat-panel display.
Optical digital-audio out Optical digital-audio out Has an optical digital audio output to connect to speakers or a stereo receiver.
Analog surround sound out Analog surround sound out Has analog rear speaker connectors for surround sound.
Free memory slot Free memory slot A free memory slot inside the PC for upgrades.


Suitable for gaming Suitable for gaming All systems can play casual games such as solitaire and Angry Birds. Systems designated as suitable for gaming are more powerful and can play modern mainstream and intensive 3D video games with a frame rate and visual affects that does not make the game stop or stutter.
Wireless mouse Wireless mouse Comes with a mouse that is wireless.
Wireless keyboard Wireless keyboard Comes with a keyboard that is wireless.
Memory-card reader Memory-card reader At least one flash memory-card slot (CF, SD, XD, MS, etc.).
Blu-ray reader Blu-ray reader Lets you play Blu-ray high definition movies.
Voice command Voice command Voice control allows you to control your computer by speaking to it. Depending on the software you can perform commands such as search the web, play music, check and reply to email, and, update your social media.
Built-in webcam Built-in webcam A built-in webcam for videoconferencing.


Display size (in.) Display size The diagonal measure of the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen.
Operating system (as tested) Operating system (as tested) The operating system that was installed on the computer at the time it was tested. The operating system is the software that controls the basic operation of the computer. Common examples are Windows and Mac OS. The operating system determines the "look and feel" of the PC.
Windows 10 Home
Processor Processor Also known as the CPU (Central Processing Unit), the processor is responsible for running commands and handling data. Processors come in different speeds and may have two or more cores (ex. dual-core), which let you more quickly process multiple complex tasks.
Ryzen 3 2300U
Memory (GB) Memory Also known as RAM, memory is a temporary storage area for data. Its size is an important factor for performance. We recommend at least 4GB of memory, or 8GB if you plan to run several large applications at the same time.
Storage (GB) Storage The amount of storage, a permanent area for the operating system, programs and data such as documents, music, and media files. Storage can be a hard drive, an SSD (solid state drive), or hybrid drive.
Optical drive Optical drive The optical drive reads and/or writes to CDs and DVDs. Most PCs come equipped with a DVD-RW, also known as a DVD burner, which lets you read and write to DVDs.Some models come with Blu-Ray drives, which let you play high-definition movies.
LCD resolution LCD resolution The number of picture elements ("pixels") across the horizontal and vertical dimension of the screen. The higher the resolution within a given size screen, the finer the detail can be displayed.
1920 x 1080
Video adapter Video adapter Also known as the video card, the video adapter processes all the data that you see on your screen. They come in different speeds and may be integrated (most common, but is slower and uses up memory) or discrete (which is faster and has its own dedicated memory). If you will not be playing complex 3D games, any integrated graphics adapter will do. Otherwise, buy a discrete graphics adapter using a video processor from ATI or Nvidia with at least 256 MB of memory.
AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics
Video memory (MB) Video memory The amount of dedicated memory built into a graphics adapter. Most models have integrated graphics, which have no dedicated memory but are still suitable for most applications, including photo editing and watching movies. Others have discrete graphics adapters, which typically have 256 MB or more video memory, to deliver smoother and more realistic graphics for 3D games.
Height (in.) Height The height of the computer chassis.
Width (in.) Width The width of the computer chassis.
Depth (in.) Depth The depth of the desktop chassis.
Warranty length (mos.) Warranty length The length in months of the manufacturer's standard warranty.
Tech support length (mos.) Tech support length The length in months of the manufacturer's technical support by telephone.