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HP Probook 640 G1 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Take on tasks in the office or on the road with a durable HP ProBook 640 and HP ProBook 650. These ProBooks are thin, light and packed with productivity features to make work faster and easier.... More
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the HP Probook 640 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Probook 640 G1 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Probook 640 G1 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Probook 640 G1 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 640 G1. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Probook 640 G1 is 1.9GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Probook 640 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Probook 640 G1.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Probook 640 G1 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Probook 640 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 640 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Probook 640 G1 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Probook 640 G1 have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP Probook 640 G1 which has six battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Probook 640 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Probook 640 G1.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Probook 640 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average screen size of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Probook 640 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Probook 640 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Probook 640 G1 is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Probook 640 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 640 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Probook 640 G1 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the Probook 640 G1 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Probook 640 G1.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo L540[plb_2052780_price] (2.5GHz).

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Probook 640 G1 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Probook 640 G1 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Probook 640 G1.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP Probook 640 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Probook 640 G1.

Alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_1595369_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the Probook 640 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 640 G1.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP 455[plb_1467972_price] (2kg).

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Specification

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Camera
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Ethernet LAN Ports
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Product Identifiers

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