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HP ProBook 650 G1
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HP ProBook 650 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 3GHz 8GB May 2014
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of portable PCs of this age and type range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the HP ProBook 650 G1's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The ProBook 650 G1 has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 650 G1. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1 the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the ProBook 650 G1 has 16 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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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

The ProBook 650 G1 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however this HP laptop has five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ProBook 650 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a very fast processor clock speed (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1. The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The ProBook 650 G1 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Across all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1 the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC 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 notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 650 G1 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the ProBook 650 G1 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 650 G1 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 650 G1 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The ProBook 650 G1 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 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 typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 650 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 650 G1.

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Six Battery Cells

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

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

Notebook 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ProBook 650 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.25 hours, the ProBook 650 G1 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (8.4h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 650 G1.

If this HP notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_2843836_price] (512GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 650 G1 has a pretty typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 650 G1.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1586820_price] (2.3kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
Maximum 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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA 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
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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
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)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j5p25, hp j5p25u, j5p25utaba, hp j5p25ut, hp j5p25uta, hp j5p25utab, hp j5p25utaba
Barcodes 00888793350997, 08887933509976

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