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HP ProBook 655 G1
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HP ProBook 655 G1 2 Core AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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Take on tasks in the office or on the road with the durable HP ProBook 645 and HP ProBook 655. These ProBooks are thin, light and a great value. Enjoy enhanced productivity and do more faster and... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

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

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 655 G1. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which is also 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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 9.5 hours, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 655 G1. The shortest battery life of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 655 G1 is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 655 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 655 G1 also have a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The hard drive speed of the ProBook 655 G1 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 655 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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The ProBook 655 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 655 G1 have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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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 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. 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 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 655 G1. The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 655 G1 is 2.9MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 655 G1 have between two and three processor threads, including the ProBook 655 G1 which has two processor threads.

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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 medium processor core 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 655 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 655 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 655 G1. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this age and type is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 655 G1. Notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 655 G1 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The ProBook 655 G1 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have a L3 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level across comparable types of laptop.

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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 were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 655 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the ProBook 655 G1 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T440p[plb_3682866_price] (2.6GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 655 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1586820_price] (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 655 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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
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
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)
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
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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
Battery
Battery Life
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(4)
11 April 2014

HP's ProBook 655 is a classic business notebook in the 15.6-inch format. It offers a docking connector , easy maintenance and upgradeability , and a TPM chip. It is also pre-equipped for the...

14 May 2014

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Low price
Nonglare display
Decent battery life
Short battery charge cycle
Low heat
Low system performance
Gaming almost impossible
Fan is always running
No USB 3.0
Low TFT brightness

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4 USB 3.0 ports
Serial interface
Very easy maintenanceupgradeability
Docking connector
Matte display
Warranty only lasts 12 months
Display is not very bright and has weak contrast
No Windows DVD
Nur 12 Monate Garantie
Nicht sehr heller, kontrastarmer Bildschirm
2 April 2014

HP offeriert mit dem Probook 655 ein klassisches Business-Notebook im 15,6-Zoll-Format. Es bietet einen Dockinganschluss , einfache Wartungs- und Aufrüstmöglichkeiten , einen TPM-Chip und ist...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 November 2014 by Metz

I have had this labtop since march and the hard drive has crashed twice now. I would not recommend anyone buy this labtop. I am a college student and need my labtop and it isn't worth the money...

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kathy
Kathy would recommend the HP ProBook 655 G1 (Verified Purchase)

I did expect this machine to be super fast with a solid state drive. So a little disappointed there. Also, it has the annoying problem of the screen dimming while I am online. I have not figured... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2014 by Ardsleygurl
(Verified Purchase)

Brought it back. Awful- slow, speed, bad connections with internet, et.c etc...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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