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HP ProDesk 600

HP ProDesk 600 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Essential Mobility. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this value-priced notebook offers Intel technology, wireless capabilities and essential multimedia tools. The durable casing in a matte charcoal... More
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all laptops built by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,000 megahertz, the ProDesk 600 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProDesk 600. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 600 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProDesk 600 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProDesk 600 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ProDesk 600 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProDesk 600 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ProDesk 600 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProDesk 600. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 600 is 15".

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ENVY 17 (17.3"), or the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProDesk 600 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, 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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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The HP ProDesk 600 is a three USB 2.0 port laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops that were launched more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP ProDesk 600 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProDesk 600.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 600 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The ProDesk 600 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 600.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProDesk 600 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP ProDesk 600 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDesk 600. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2.2GHz.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (1.8GHz).

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Quite Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 6 hours, the ProDesk 600 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProDesk 600. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProDesk 600 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h, and the average battery life is 8.6h.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo B50-80 (£295.00) (6.2h).

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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 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProDesk 600 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.5 kilograms, the HP ProDesk 600 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProDesk 600.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProDesk 600, the ProDesk 600 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProDesk 600 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. The ProDesk 600 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Thick

The heights of laptops that are a comparable age to the ProDesk 600 range from 11mm to 2,400mm. The height of the ProDesk 600 of 35.8 millimeters is one of the thickest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProDesk 600.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDesk 600

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProDesk 600 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDesk 600.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the ThinkPad W550 (£884.99) (508GB), or the T450s (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Internal Memory

The ProDesk 600 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ProDesk 600.

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Specification

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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
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Processor Operating Mode
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slot
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
Performance
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 Smart Connect 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Power
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Cable Lock Slot
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Certificates
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i54210, f1p87eaabu, f1p87eaakd, hp i54210u, f1p87eaaby
Barcodes 00888793377055, 00888793377062, 00888793377079, 00888793501481, 00888793935057, 00889296032533, 00889296154341

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