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HP ProBook 650 G1
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HP ProBook 650 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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HP Probook 650 G1 Unboxing Review & Firstlook
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22 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its portable PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP ProBook 650 G1 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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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 a similar age and type to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The oldest PCI Express slot version of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ProBook 650 G1 has a very new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1.

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

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

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.12GB to 4GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.7 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p (2.8GHz), or the HP Probook 640 G1 (2.8GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 650 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops that were launched 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.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for 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 amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo T530.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3" and higher rated).

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC 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 HP ProBook 650 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 650 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 650 G1 also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this type and age is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1, the ProBook 650 G1's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ProBook 650 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells, including the ProBook 650 G1 which has six battery cells.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1,700 megabyte, the ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 have on-board graphics adapter memory of between 120MB and 2.1GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market 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.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the ProBook 650 G1 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the HP ProBook 650 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The ProBook 650 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec 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 have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the ProBook 650 G1 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The ProBook 650 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 650 G1 (2.3kg), or the DELL Inspiron 15R (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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
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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Port
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size 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 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
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(13)

The Probook 650 H5G81ET offers all the advantages of the previously tested models and then some. The test model shines thanks to good system performance, simple maintenance/upgrade options,...

21 January 2014

Pour les (petites) entreprises. Le HP ProBook 650 est un ordinateur portable professionnel moyen de gamme. Port pour station d'accueil, 5 ports USB 3.0, écran mat et processeur Haswell : le tout... Read more…

20 March 2015

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5x USB 3.0
Serial interface
Very easy to upgrademaintain
Docking port
Matte FHD screen
12 months warranty
Poor contrast and viewing angles
Panel has a blue tinge
Only 12 months warranty
Display is not very bright and has a low contrast
31 January 2014

Voor het (kleine) bedrijf. De HP ProBook 650 is een nieuwe zakelijke notebook. Het apparaat is goed uitgerust met een docking poort, 5 USB 3.0 poorten, een mat beeldscherm en een Haswell... Read more…

19 January 2014

Küçük i?ler için. HP'nin Probook 650 modeli yeni i? notebook modeli. Docking istasyonu, 5 USB 3.0 ba?lant? noktas?, mat ekran ve Haswell i?lemci gibi özelliklere sahip model 750 Avroluk... Read more…

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Reverendtodd
Reverendtodd would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1 (Verified Purchase)

This very much like my Dell. Windows 7 is basically like Windows XP. It has many more features, but is still easy to navigate. The operating systems are still mind boggling. I like the flat size... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Rickster391
Rickster391 would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1 (Verified Purchase)

Looked around for a new laptop to replace my wife's old Toshiba with Vista. She had tried Win 8, but did not take to it. I was very pleased to find this one with Windows 7. It took several months... Read more…

Reviewed 28 May 2015 by Jffrhds
Jffrhds would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1

I'm not a fan of windows 8. I wanted a good laptop w/ windows 7 and have features that I need. This laptop is great. This has a Intel core i5 processor and It is very fast. I am very happy with... Read more…

Easy to use. Love Widows 7
Still much that a layman cannot comprehend. I have to get others to help me with the system operations
Reviewed 12 October 2015 by James Tartaglia
(Verified Purchase)

I'm pleased with this desktop. It looks the business, starts up quickly and is pretty quick without being lightning fast. It's quiet and the battery life is very good. It came in a kind of... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i54310, i54310m, hp f1p85, hp h5g77, hp p4t24, hp f4m01, hp h5g76, hp t3l54, hp f6z57, hp pro64, hp p4t23, hp i54210, hp f6z57e, hp pro64w, hp p4t23e, hp f1p85e, hp h5g77e, hp p4t24e, hp f4m01a, hp h5g76e, hp t3l54u, hp p178483, hp p4t23et, hp p232412, hp f1p85ea, hp h5g77ea, hp p232413, hp p4t24et, hp f4m01aw, hp h5g76ea
Barcodes 00887758380840, 00888182271377, 00888182280928, 00888793921593, 00889894450944, 00889894451293, 08877583808406

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