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HP ProBook 450 G2
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HP ProBook 450 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 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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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 450 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The ProBook 450 G2 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 450 G2. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 450 G2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the ProBook 450 G2 is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 G2 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

If this HP laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 15 (1TB), or the DELL Inspiron 15 (£846.00) (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 450 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450 G2 also have a front camera.

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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 a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The ProBook 450 G2 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 G2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450 G2 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the ProBook 450 G2 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2 range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 G2 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 450 G2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The ProBook 450 G2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 450 G2 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the ProBook 450 G2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP ProBook 450 G2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 G2 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450 G2. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 450 G2 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 G2 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 450 G2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 450 G2.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55-B (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 40 watt-hours, the ProBook 450 G2 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 450 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 450 G2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the HP ProBook 450 G2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 G2 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 450 G2.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j4s78, hp j4s78e, hp j4s78ea
Barcodes 00888793221839, 00888793338995, 00888793339497, 00888793339510, 00888793339794, 05054533653795

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
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