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HP ProBook 640

HP ProBook 640 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 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

We checked 3,995 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 640 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 640 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ProBook 640 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this HP portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The ProBook 640 has a very new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.

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

Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 640 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ProBook 640 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 640 is 950MHz. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 640 that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the ProBook 640 of 1,250 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the ProBook 640's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 640 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 640, the ProBook 640's processor frequency of 2.7 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2440913_price].

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 640 range from 2GB to 16GB.

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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 portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 640 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 640 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 640.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. When compared to other laptops of this age and type that we have checked the processor boost frequency of, the HP ProBook 640's processor boost frequency of 3.4 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ProBook 640 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The ProBook 640 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. The ProBook 640 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (55 watt-hours) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age. 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ProBook 640 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 640 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 640

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the ProBook 640 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The ProBook 640 has a fairly standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook A514[plb_2958565_price] (15.6") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the ProBook 640 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 640.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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