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HP ProBook 650 G1

HP ProBook 650 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Nov 2013
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 23GB. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ProBook 650 G1 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot version of the ProBook 650 G1 of 3 is one of the newest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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

The HP ProBook 650 G1 is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.7 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 0.12GB, the biggest is 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 650 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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 similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProBook 650 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 650 G1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to consider the EliteBook 840 G1[pl_1620817_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820[pl_2520092_price] (SSD) both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544[plb_2508415_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Lenovo G500[plb_2014473_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 650 G1 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo G500[plb_2014473_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_2045891_price], or the Lenovo S510p[plb_1609701_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the G500[pl_1991254_price], or the G500[pl_2014473_price] both from Lenovo.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a front camera including the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2949828_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 650 G1 only have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, however the ProBook 650 G1 has five USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The ProBook 650 G1 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 650 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2010002_price].

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 650 G1 is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper portable PC such as the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price], or the HP Probook 450[plb_1558662_price] or you might consider a higher scoring portable PC such as the Lenovo T420[plb_1562255_price].

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the LifeBook A544[pl_2508415_price] (2.6GHz), or the LifeBook A544[pl_2809610_price] (2.6GHz) both from Fujitsu or the DELL Latitude E6430[plb_2133414_price] (2.6GHz).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ProBook 650 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Probook 450[plb_1558662_price] (2.3kg 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
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp win7, hp win7p, hp i54300, hp win7pr, h5g81eaaby, hp win7pro, f1p81eauuz, h5g81etabd, h5g81eaacb, hp i54300m, f1p81ea#uuz, h5g81et#abd
Barcodes 00888182271759, 00888182271766, 00888182271773, 00888182271797, 00888182271803, 00888182271810, 00888182271827, 00888793148983, 00889296037002, 08881822718272

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