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HP ProBook 655 G1
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HP ProBook 655 G1 4 Core AMD a 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.5GHz 8GB Apr 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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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP many processor core portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior brands.

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

The ProBook 655 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 655 G1 have between one and four 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 655 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 (£525.00) (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProBook 655 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 655 G1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 655 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 655 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ProBook 655 G1 which has 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 frequently found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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6 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 710GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB. The ProBook 655 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most many processor core portable PCs that came out 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 notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a four processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 655 G1 have between four and seven processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 655 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GT60 (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

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

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
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 j2l70utaba, J2L70UT#ABA
Barcodes 00012300268462, 00888793168684, 08887931686846

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