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HP 255 G3 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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The HP 255 G3 Notebook PC is a value-priced notebook with a 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal display, and a durable chassis in a matte charcoal color, AMD technology, Windows 8.1,1 and key features for... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP many processor cores laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by HP.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 G3 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 255 G3 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 255 G3 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the HP 255 G3 is quite light compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the 255 G3 which do not have a touchscreen, the HP 255 G3 has a touchscreen.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the 255 G3 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP 255 G3 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on laptops of this age and spec.

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17 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The HP 255 G3 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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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 many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The HP 255 G3 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 255 G3. The smallest internal memory of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the 255 G3 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 G3 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The HP 255 G3 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago. Laptops of this spec and age have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the HP 255 G3 is 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most common memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the worst memory slots across all laptops of this type and age.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slots is the best memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh. At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 255 G3 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 255 G3.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The HP 255 G3 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst laptops of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 13MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the 255 G3 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 255 G3 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the 255 G3.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 G3 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 255 G3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 255 G3 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 G3 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP 255 G3 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the HP 255 G3's hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 255 G3 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 790GB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the 255 G3 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP 255 G3 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The HP 255 G3 is a four processor threads laptop.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 2 gigahertz, the HP 255 G3 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago. Portable PCs of this type and age have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 255 G3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 255 G3 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 255 G3.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP 255 G3 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this type and age. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
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

Expert Reviews

(7)
13 July 2015

Lacking in processing muscle and boasting only a functional rather than eye-catching design, the HP 255 G3 nevertheless represents decent value for money ? and serves as a neat introduction to the...

7 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

6 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

16 December 2014

Illustrating that Intel doesn't quite have a 100 percent monopoly on processors to power Windows PCs, AMD still makes chips that we find in slower and less efficient budget laptops . The HP 255 G3... Read more…

24 April 2015

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User Reviews

(52)
Reviewed 20 September 2016 by Shery
(Verified Purchase)

Fast delivery ! great so far...

Reviewed 13 February 2016 by Roger F.

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy about this etem same as it is seeing...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp a45000, g4v02uaaba, hp a45000m, apple 255g3networkcardfa, apple 255g3networkcardfas, apple 255g3networkcardfast, apple 255g3networkcardfaste, apple 255g3networkcardfastet, apple 255g3networkcardfasteth, apple 255g3networkcardfastethe, apple 255g3networkcardfastether, apple 255g3networkcardfastethern, apple 255g3networkcardfastetherne, apple 255g3networkcardfastethernet
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