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HP 255 G1
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HP 255 G1 2 Core AMD E 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Optimized for business-users on the go, this value-priced notebook is a smart choice for reliable computing. Keep up with the demands of mobile use thanks to a durable design. Complete tasks on... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 G1 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The HP 255 G1 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the HP 255 G1 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Notebook PCs of this type and age have DVD-R Double Layer read speeds of between 1x and 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the HP 255 G1 has a fairly fast DVD-R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 255 G1.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP 255 G1 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G. With an operating vibration of 1.043 gravity, the HP 255 G1 has one of the biggest operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed

The HP 255 G1 has a quite fast CD rewrite speed (10 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 G1 the CD rewrite speeds range from 1x to 10x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 6.1x.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 255 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP 255 G1 which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and type 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 255 G1 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 255 G1 has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. The processor family of all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 G1 ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Heavy

The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that has been around for around the same time as the 255 G1 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The HP 255 G1 is fairly heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 255 G1.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 255 G1 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the HP 255 G1 of only 6 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 255 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the HP 255 G1 has one of the smallest processor caches amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 255 G1 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 6 gigabytes, the HP 255 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 255 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP 255 G1 is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 255 G1 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 G1 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

At 3.5 gravity, the HP 255 G1 has a very big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 255 G1. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 255 G1 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The smallest non-operating shock of laptops that were released around the same time as the 255 G1 is 60G and the biggest is 240G. With a non-operating shock of 240 gravity, the HP 255 G1 has one of the biggest non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 255 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the 255 G1.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 255 G1 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 255 G1.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 255 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi)
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Intel® Unite™
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h6r11, hp h6r11e, h6r11eauuw, hp h6r11ea, h6r25eauuw
Barcodes 00821158975206, 00887758974926, 00887758974933, 00887758974971, 00887758975039, 00887758975206, 00888182015995, 00888182159491, 00888182393789

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