HP ProDesk 400 series desktop PCs support Intel or AMD hardware

HP has introduced a new range of desktop computers aimed at business users. The range of machines is the HP ProDesk 400 series. HP designed the computers to appeal to businesses shopping for new machines on budget.

HP says that the ProDesk 400 series starts at under $499. Machines in the series are available using current generation AMD or Intel processors and have advanced graphics options. The series will offer two different chassis designs including a more traditional micro tower and a small form factor machine.

HP says that the micro tower is designed to offer more expansion options with five drive bays and up to 10 external USB ports. The small form factor machine is designed to be a efficient everyday computer in a small package. Both machines support HP Client Security to protect data and devices in the business environment.

The HP ProDesk 400 G1 will be available with both small form factor or micro tower chassis options and feature the latest Intel Pentium or Core i3, i5, and i7 processors. The computer can be fitted with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 2 TB of storage. Graphics options include Intel HD integrated and a number of optional discrete graphics cards from both AMD and Nvidia.

The ProDesk 405 G1 will be offered as a micro tower and will feature AMD quad-core A6-5200, A4-5000, and E1-2500 processors. The AMD desktop to be fitted with 16 GB of RAM and up to 2 TB of storage. No ship dates are offered for these computers at this time.