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HP ProBook 655 G1
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HP ProBook 655 G1 4 Core AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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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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8 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

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

Most many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ProBook 655 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 655 G1. The processor clock speeds of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1 range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProBook 655 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 amongst all portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 655 G1.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 655 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ProBook 655 G1 which has four 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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 655 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of the HP ProBook 655 G1 of only 180 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1. Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Asus U500VZ (£649.99) (256GB) which is also higher rated.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the ProBook 655 G1's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the HP ENVY m6 (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ProBook 655 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The ProBook 655 G1 is a four processor thread laptop.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 655 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 655 G1.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the MSI GS70 (17").

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AMD a Processor Family

The ProBook 655 G1 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g4u50utaba, G4U50UT#ABA
Barcodes 00888793011294, 08887930112940

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