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HP ProBook 455 G1 2 Core AMD a 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.7GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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Meet the demands of your work. Work smarter and look good doing it with an HP ProBook built to perform wherever business takes you. Count on a durable design inside and out, with integrated... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 455 G1 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 455 G1. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 455 G1 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP Probook 640 G1 (£459.99) (2.8GHz), the Lenovo T440p (£665.28) (2.8GHz), or the Asus UX301LA (£799.99) (2.8GHz).

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 455 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 455 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Very Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The DVD+R double layer read speeds of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 455 G1 range from 4x to 8x. The HP ProBook 455 G1 has one of the fastest DVD+R double layer read speeds (8 CD-speeds) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The DVD-R double layer read speeds of comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 4x to 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. With a DVD-R double layer read speed of 8 CD-speeds, the HP ProBook 455 G1 has a very fast DVD-R double layer read 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 455 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed

The CD rewrite speeds of laptops of this age and type range from 4x to 16x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 5.9x. At 10 CD-speeds, the ProBook 455 G1 has a quite fast CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable 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 you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The ProBook 455 G1 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 455 G1 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The HP ProBook 455 G1 has one of the smallest processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.9MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 455 G1 have between two and three processor threads, including the ProBook 455 G1 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ProBook 455 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The ProBook 455 G1 has a better processor cache level than most laptops of this age and type. This laptop has a L2 processor cache, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have a L3 processor cache.

A L2 processor cache is actually the worst processor cache level across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 455 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 455 G1 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 455 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ProBook 455 G1 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 455 G1.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Probook 450 (£355.45) (2.3kg), or the Probook 450 (£315.99) (2.3kg) both from HP.

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Average Battery Life

The ProBook 455 G1 has a pretty typical battery life (7.75 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 455 G1 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

User Reviews

(51)
Reviewed 3 September 2014 by Kathy Perez
(Verified Purchase)

It was a present for my mum. When she got it the sound didn't work, so she sent it back after lots of grief. Now we are waiting for an answer about getting one that actually works properly...

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Mrs C A Winterburn
(Verified Purchase)

This would have been a 5 star review, because we loved using the device and it felt solidly built, but shortly after it passed the 12 month warranty period it went black and has stayed that way... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Damien

Hi I am normally a very reassonable person who doesnt rant ........howeverr the contempt for customers shown by google and asus with tyhis product had sent me over the edge, dont get me wrong when... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Amazon Customer

I love my Nexus 7 but have to warn you that after 18 months, having finally fixed the dodgy cabling causing orientation problems with a bit of gaffa tape some time ago, the Lollipop 5.5.1 upgrade... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2014 by Phil Newsome
(Verified Purchase)

I thought I would try an alternative to the Samsung options. Unfortunately I was very disappointed with the Asus Nexus 7 user interface: - High rate of lag / response time causes double selection... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Rajaneethan Raju
(Verified Purchase)

USB charger port does not make contact, have to hold lead at angle can be a pain, have tried different leads still a problem!

Reviewed 19 February 2016 by Stingray
(Verified Purchase)

Great, thanks, best tablet I have used, Thanks...

Reviewed 19 January 2016 by Gr33nblu3

Just to add my story to the many others here left with a Nexus7 brick. My older son got one as a birthday present in 2013. In 2015 , when it was just out of warranty, it started to slow down after... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Jill K.
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased after agonising for days and so glad I didn't go for a cheaper one. This was a very good price and it does everything! Apart from make the tea...

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by Kerry styles
(Verified Purchase)

Got for my 10 year old who loves it. Battery life could be longer but otherwise really good...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h0v84eaacb, h6e40eauuw
Barcodes 00887758622353, 00887758622377, 00887758623459, 00887758689912, 00888182030745

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