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HP Probook 650 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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Essential Mobility. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this value-priced notebook offers Intel technology, wireless capabilities and essential multimedia tools. The durable casing, in a matte charcoal... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Probook 650 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Probook 650. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Probook 650 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Probook 650 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 650 range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Probook 650 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Probook 650.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 650, the Probook 650 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the ProBook 440, or the ProBook 440 both from HP which is cheaper.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Latitude 15 3540 (£534.00).

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Has a Front Camera

The Probook 650 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Probook 650.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the HP ProBook 440 which is cheaper.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the HP ProBook 650 G1 (£528.00), or the DELL Latitude 15 3540 (£534.00) is also worth considering.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The HP Probook 650 is a three USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Probook 650 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Probook 650 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Probook 650 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs 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.

Alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15R (£394.98), or the Asus PU551LA (£518.40) which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440 (SSD and cheaper).

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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 typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of laptops of this age and type range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP Probook 650 has a quite small hard drive capacity 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 650.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Probook 650 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Probook 650 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Inspiron 17 7737 (£512.70), or the Inspiron 17 (£512.70) both from DELL.

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Thick

With a height of 35.8 millimeters, the HP Probook 650 is one of the thickest notebook PCs of this type and age amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average height of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 27mm.

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8 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 650

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when HP released the Probook 650.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Probook 650 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Probook 650.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the T440 (2.5GHz and cheaper), the B5400 (£479.99) (2.5GHz and cheaper), or the ThinkPad T540 (£449.90) (2.5GHz and cheaper) all from Lenovo.

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Average Screen Size

The Probook 650 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Probook 650.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 15R (£394.98) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Inspiron 17 7737 (£512.70) (17.3"), or the Inspiron 17 (£512.70) (17.3") both from DELL or the Asus X75A (£462.59) (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Probook 650 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Probook 650 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Probook 650.

We compared all the other 2.5kg heavy portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the HP Probook 650 (£445.00) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 4540s (£463.99) (2.5kg and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Probook 650 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the X75A (£462.59) (6GB), or the X75A (£462.59) (6GB) both from Asus which is also cheaper.

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Average Battery Life

The Probook 650 has a fairly average battery life (6 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 6h battery life notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Probook 650 (£445.00).

If this HP laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 4540s (£463.99) (7h), the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (£449.90) (7h), or the Acer Aspire E5 (£499.99) (7h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 320 gigabytes, the Probook 650 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Probook 650.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Fujitsu LifeBook E544 (500GB and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 4540s (£463.99) (500GB and cheaper).

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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 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f6z49, hp f6z49e, hp f6z49es
Barcodes 00887111656926

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