The sleek HP ProBook 450 G2 with optional 10-point touchscreen and the latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive...
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We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The ProBook 450 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The ProBook 450 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 450 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The ProBook 450 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years 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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
Very Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the HP ProBook 450 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ProBook 450. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
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Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450 also do not have a touchscreen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC was released over two years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 450 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 450 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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)
I NEEDED A LAPTOP WITH AN OLDER VERSION OF WINDOWS(7), AND A CERTAIN PROCESSOR SPEED, AND A COUPLE OTHER SPECS THAT HAD MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS. THIS WAS NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY STORES. BEST BUY... Read more…
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