The sleek HP ProBook 450 with optional 10-point touchscreen1 and the latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive...
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HP is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ProBook 450 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the HP ProBook 450 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this type and age.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450, the ProBook 450 has a front camera.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450 range from 250GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ProBook 450 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The HP ProBook 450 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP ProBook 450 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 do have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 450 do not have a touchscreen. The HP ProBook 450 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
HP released the ProBook 450 over two years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 450 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Average Internal Memory
The ProBook 450 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 450.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB and higher rated).
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Average Display Diagonal
The HP ProBook 450 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
1182jennifere1948 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
This has been much easier to transion to than a 8.1 which I was sold initially. Hind sight tells me the sales person just wanted to sell me almost the most expensive and the newest version the 8,1... Read more…
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
I love the pro book series. Solid construction, made to last, great performance and tend to last many years
It has driverhardware problems
The more recent Bios update and the latest drivers from HP plus the latest drivers from Intel for Bluetooth and Wifi. Then disable power management on the Bluetooth and Wifi will make Windows 8.1 run
Let's just say I gave up on Windows 7
There are no cons
Only downside is the screen has a reflective finish so if you are on in a well lit room you can sometimes see yourself. Not the biggest concern but more of a warning to those that don't like this
MAGNUM500 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
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