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HP ProBook 450 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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The sleek HP ProBook 450 G2 with optional 10-point touchscreen and the latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive... More
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11 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ProBook 450 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (2 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ProBook 450 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 450 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 450.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 450 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The ProBook 450 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 450 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The ProBook 450 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the HP ProBook 450 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 450. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 450 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 450 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the HP ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The ProBook 450 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP ProBook 450 is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of this type and age is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the ProBook 450 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 450.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ProBook 450 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ProBook 450 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the HP ProBook 450 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the ProBook 450[pl_2350776_price] (2.1kg), or the ProBook 450[pl_2350779_price] (2.1kg) both from HP.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2549655_price] (2GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
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Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Expert Reviews

(19)
9 December 2015

In review: HP Probook 450 G3. Test model provided by Cyberport.deThe new Skylake SoC results in a higher CPU and GPU performance compared with the predecessor. It can even be called conditionally...

22 December 2015

Tout-terrain de bureau. Le ProBook 450 G3 a de quoi plaire : faibles émissions de chaleur, bons périphérique d'entrée, autonomie convenable, et peu bruyant. Mais son écran mat Full HD le... Read more…

Matte
Full HD screen, empty M.2 slot, decent battery life, quiet operating noise, low temperature development, two maintenance hatches
Cran mat Full HD, emplacement M.2 vide, bonne autonomie, faibles nuisances sonores, faibles missions de chaleur, deux caches de maintenance, matte
Full HD screen, empty M.2 slot, decent battery life, quiet operating noise, low temperature development
Pantalla mate Full HD, ranura M.2 libre, decente duracin de batera, quedo ruido de sistema, bajo desarrollo de temperatura, dos escotillas de mantenimiento
Dark screen
12month warranty only
Cran trop sombre
12 mois de garantie seulement
Pantalla oscura, slo 12 meses de garanta
31 July 2012

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15 July 2014

Het is best interessant om eens een wat oudere laptop met een nieuwer model te vergelijken. Op bijna alle vlakken weet de nieuwe ProBook 450 G1 de oude HP Compaq 6730s flink te verslaan, op veel...

Very good application performance
Decent battery runtimes
Two Windows operating systems
Good input devices
Easy maintenance
Twelve month warranty only
Lowcontrast, averagely bright screen
Kiu dng khng my linh hot
Nur zwlf Monate Garantie
Kontrastarmer, durchschnittlich heller Bildschirm
3 October 2013

Informele zaken HP beschouwt hun ProBook serie als behoorlijk betaalbaar, maar ook van hoge kwaliteit. De zakelijke notebooks van deze serie bevatten een niet bijzondere configuratie en zijn... Read more…

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 25 July 2011 by Eric L.

*You have to be careful about moving the racks while loaded so as not to get burned. I would have mentioned it as a con, but it's not to me. I'm old-school, though-as-nails type and these *minor*... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2011 by John S.

Don't buy it, I'm sending mine back...

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by Jonathan P.

Should have looked into this further since the ram will not work in this system. you get a 2e3 error of not compatible. Hope this helps someone avoid the same mistake!

Reviewed 9 March 2014 by Dwayne C.
(Verified Purchase)

Good buy. it not a power notebook for gaming. Does the job for everything else...

Turns on fast
I get to test windows 8. Then go back to 7
I've had this unit for over a year and everything I put in it has turned out as expected. Everything from homemade pizzas, pan breads, ribs and chicken has turned out great. If used properly, you shou
None that I could find
Laptop itself is solid. Will do what the user wants
Only 4 gigs of memory
USB port spacing
Screen res
The product manual states that the rotisserie will accommodate up to a 4 12 pound chicken. I had to go to two supermarkets and to a butcher shop to find a chicken that small. When I got it home, it wo
DD 3l no where in the description did i see DD 3L. So I bought regular old DD 3 and this will not work
Reviewed 6 February 2014 by Randall D.
(Verified Purchase)

I can't recommend this laptop simply because of the touch pad. I have owned several laptops (some HP, Compaq, Toshiba) and have never had an issue like this with the touch pad...

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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Expert Reviews Are Marginally Better
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
4GB Smaller Internal Memory

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Lenovo T430 vs HP ProBook 450
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2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP ProBook 450
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,269.95
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two More Battery Cells
A Lot Newer PCI Express Slot Version
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,679.99
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