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HP Pro 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Many processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just many processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pro. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 64GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP Pro has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pro. Most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pro only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this HP laptop has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of laptops of this age and spec is 2 and the newest is 3. The HP Pro has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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

The HP Pro is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP Pro has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.7GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pro the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Pro has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at including the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Pro has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Pro has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 media is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the Pro.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

Alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to consider include the EliteBook 755, the EliteBook 755, or the Pro all from HP which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP Pro has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Light

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pro have weights of between 980g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.4kg. With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the HP Pro is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pro amongst portable PCs of this age.

There are a number of alternative 2.1kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP Pro.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HP Pro has a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pro do not have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen to this laptop and we think the HP Pro which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Pro only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however the HP Pro has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The HP Pro has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Pro the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

The HP Pro has a better processor cache level than most notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have a L2 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is in fact the best processor cache level across all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pro.

A L2 processor cache is the worst processor cache level amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP Pro which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the HP Pro has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year. The average speaker power of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.6W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 4W.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Pro the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 390MHz. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the HP Pro's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pro

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The HP Pro has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the HP Pro (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP Pro has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Pro.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the HP Pro has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Pro.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System Full Duplex
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter 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
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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