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HP ProBook 455
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HP ProBook 455 2 Core AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Protect your data and investment with the ProBook designed to deliver impressive performance and reliability. Take on your workday with the budget friendly HP ProBook 455 G2. Windows 8.1 Pro or... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,995 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP ProBook 455 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 455 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 455 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 455.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The ProBook 455 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 455 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 455's maximum internal memory is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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14 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 455 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. The HP ProBook 455 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The HP ProBook 455 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of this spec and age the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the ProBook 455's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The ProBook 455 is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the ProBook 455 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this spec and age range from 250GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 455 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 455.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The ProBook 455 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP ProBook 455 has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 455. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 455 is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 455

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the ProBook 455 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 455 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 455.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP ProBook 455 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 455.

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Specification

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Storage
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Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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Display
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
HD Type
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
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® 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)
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Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

(20)
17 August 2015

A cheap Linux laptop, but both the software and hardware need more finesse...

14 August 2015

HP, CANONICAL AND EBUYER joined forces recently to release Ubuntu-powered versions of three low-budget, business-focused Windows laptops: the ProBook 255 Ubuntu, ProBook 355 Ubuntu and ProBook 455... Read more…

Cheap, lots of ports, good OS functionality, high capacity HDD
Poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu, mediocre performance
Thick and heavy, dull screen, poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu
30 July 2015

One way to get a dirt-cheap laptop is to buy one not with Windows but Ubuntu preinstalled. That's the case with the £300 HP ProBook 455 G2 Ubuntu edition, but would you be better looking... Read more…

22 July 2015

This collaboration between HP and Canonical partly works, but mediocre performance, poor battery life and a soon to be out-of-date OS stand in the way of Ubuntu's mainstream enterprise success...

13 July 2015

The HP 455 G3 is an unusual mixture of budget and performance, a well specified if slightly old-fashioned machine (are DVD drives really that important these days?) that shouldn't require any...

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User Reviews

(816)
Reviewed 12 June 2014 by Paddcomp
(Verified Purchase)

This is my 4th tablet, after a few excursions into the cheap Chinese tablet market (unsuccessfully, 2 failed with battery issues and too expensive to return to China). I have the previous series 1... Read more…

Reviewed 14 April 2014 by Mr. Sd Margolis

The tablet itself is great but the charging/USB socket is weak and deteriorated until, after 6 months us, it didn't work at all. Asus refused to accept that this was a warranty issue, although I... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I really loved this tablet for the first 4 weeks, then suddenly it stopped working, wouldn't switch on and wouldn't charge. Evidently Google are aware of the issue because there is a lot about the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 March 2015 by D. J. Willis

I have had my Nexus for 2 years so feel well qualified to comment on its performance. Whilst I have not had hardware problems as many others have reported my big issue is the operating system. It... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Sean Ryan
(Verified Purchase)

My first tablet and I'm loving it. It wasn't intended as my primary mobile internet device (I use a smartphone for that); and for home-computing I use a laptop. The only reason for buying this was... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w44, hp g6w44e, hp g6w44ea, hp g6w44eaa, hp g6w44eaab, hp g6w44eaabu, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfaste
Barcodes 00888793335604, 00888793355640, 08887933556406

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