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HP ProBook 450 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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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... More
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14 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The ProBook 450 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this age and spec is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The total storage capacity of the ProBook 450 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 450.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 16GB. When compared to other laptops of this type and age that we have assessed the internal memory of, the ProBook 450's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The ProBook 450 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 450 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the HP ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the ProBook 450 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ProBook 450 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 450. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 450 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 450 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the HP ProBook 450 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Laptops of this type and age have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. The ProBook 450 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 have been available for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The ProBook 450 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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 notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 40 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 450 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ProBook 450. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ProBook 450 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 450 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The ProBook 450 is a four number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ProBook 450 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most laptops that are a similar age to it. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 450 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 450 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. When compared to other laptops of this age and spec, the ProBook 450's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

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 similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP ProBook 450 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 450.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
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 Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(26)
9 December 2015

In review: HP Probook 450 G3. Test model provided by Cyberport.deThe new Skylake SoC results in a higher CPU and GPU performance compared with the predecessor. It can even be called conditionally...

12 November 2014

The HP ProBook 450 G2 Windows 7 laptop does all the basics for a reasonable price, but it needs a higher resolution screen...

22 December 2015

Tout-terrain de bureau. Le ProBook 450 G3 a de quoi plaire : faibles émissions de chaleur, bons périphérique d'entrée, autonomie convenable, et peu bruyant. Mais son écran mat Full HD le... Read more…

Matte
Full HD screen, empty M.2 slot, decent battery life, quiet operating noise, low temperature development, two maintenance hatches
Cran mat Full HD, emplacement M.2 vide, bonne autonomie, faibles nuisances sonores, faibles missions de chaleur, deux caches de maintenance, matte
Full HD screen, empty M.2 slot, decent battery life, quiet operating noise, low temperature development
Pantalla mate Full HD, ranura M.2 libre, decente duracin de batera, quedo ruido de sistema, bajo desarrollo de temperatura, dos escotillas de mantenimiento
Dark screen
12month warranty only
Cran trop sombre
12 mois de garantie seulement
Pantalla oscura, slo 12 meses de garanta
25 March 2015

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9 March 2015

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User Reviews

(21)
Reviewed 23 January 2015 by Charlene
Charlene would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)

This laptop has all the bells and whistles, the speed is great. The HD webcam has amazing clarity. RECOMMENDED...

Reviewed 14 February 2015 by 1182jennifere1948
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
Fast
Powerful
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
Reviewed 15 August 2015 by MAGNUM500
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…

Reviewed 7 January 2013 by Michael F.

The caddy issue mentioned by others isn't a big issue. This problem is there with all servers with hotswap drives. Just buy a drive and caddy as seperate pieces on your favorite auction site or... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2011 by Eric L.

*You have to be careful about moving the racks while loaded so as not to get burned. I would have mentioned it as a con, but it's not to me. I'm old-school, though-as-nails type and these *minor*... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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