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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14 Reasons For
HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than a year ago.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.
Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The ProBook 450 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 450 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The ProBook 450 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The ProBook 450 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 450 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 450 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.
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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The ProBook 450 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The smallest processor cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. The HP ProBook 450 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
6 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 450 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 46Wh.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over a Year Ago
This HP laptop was released over a year ago.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450.
If this HP notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).
Average Screen Size
The HP ProBook 450 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 450.
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With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the ProBook 450[pl_2743215_price] (2.1kg), or the ProBook 450[pl_2719874_price] (2.1kg) both from HP.
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)
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The caddy issue mentioned by others isn't a big issue. This problem is there with all servers with hotswap drives. Just buy a drive and caddy as seperate pieces on your favorite auction site or... Read more…
*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…