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HP ProBook 640 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Take on tasks in the office or on the road with a durable HP ProBook 640 and HP ProBook 650. These ProBooks are thin, light and packed with productivity features to make work faster and easier.... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The ProBook 640 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 640 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the ProBook 640 has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.1. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the HP ProBook 640 has a very new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 640.

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

The ProBook 640 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 640 range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 400 megahertz, the ProBook 640 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The ProBook 640 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 640.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The HP ProBook 640 has one of the fastest processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2.2GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 640 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of this spec and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The HP ProBook 640 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. With a battery life (max) of 11.25 hours, the ProBook 640 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] (12h) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the HP ProBook 640 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The ProBook 640 has a very fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 640. Portable PCs of this age and type have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The HP ProBook 640 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.2 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor boost frequencys of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 640 range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the ProBook 640 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The ProBook 640 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The HP ProBook 640 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 640 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The HP ProBook 640 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) (55 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 640 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 640 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 640 have a full-size keyboard, however the HP ProBook 640 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the hard drive capacity of the HP ProBook 640 of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ProBook 640 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 640

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the ProBook 640 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A514[plb_2958565_price] (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the ProBook 640 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Other 320GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2440913_price].

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Conflict Free Processor
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
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® 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
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® 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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i54300, hp i54300m
Barcodes 00889296568377

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