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...
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On average HP medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops built by HP.
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 a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The ProBook 450 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this spec and age ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ProBook 450 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The ProBook 450 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450 also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
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Quite Big Processor Cache
With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP ProBook 450 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average processor cache of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 is 2.9MB.
7 Reasons Against
Only 133MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This portable PC supports 1333 and 1600MHz processor memory clock speeds, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago. 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 450 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The HP ProBook 450 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of this age and type.
Across similar types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over Two Years Ago
HP released the ProBook 450 over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The ProBook 450 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 450 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 450.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 450.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 450.
With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 450 (2.1kg).
1182jennifere1948 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
This has been much easier to transion to than a 8.1 which I was sold initially. Hind sight tells me the sales person just wanted to sell me almost the most expensive and the newest version the 8,1... Read more…
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
I love the pro book series. Solid construction, made to last, great performance and tend to last many years
It has driverhardware problems
The more recent Bios update and the latest drivers from HP plus the latest drivers from Intel for Bluetooth and Wifi. Then disable power management on the Bluetooth and Wifi will make Windows 8.1 run
Let's just say I gave up on Windows 7
There are no cons
Only downside is the screen has a reflective finish so if you are on in a well lit room you can sometimes see yourself. Not the biggest concern but more of a warning to those that don't like this
MAGNUM500 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
I NEEDED A LAPTOP WITH AN OLDER VERSION OF WINDOWS(7), AND A CERTAIN PROCESSOR SPEED, AND A COUPLE OTHER SPECS THAT HAD MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS. THIS WAS NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY STORES. BEST BUY... Read more…
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K2snowboarder627 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
This laptop was purchased primarily to use as a work laptop for a small business. It handles all of the tasks that are thrown at it without any issue and I expect it to be able to do so for years... Read more…