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HP ProBook 655 G1
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HP ProBook 655 G1 2 Core AMD a 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD a 2.9GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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Take on tasks in the office or on the road with the durable HP ProBook 645 and HP ProBook 655. These ProBooks are thin, light and a great value. Enjoy enhanced productivity and do more faster and... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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

The ProBook 655 G1 is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 655 G1 only have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the ProBook 655 G1 has one of the fastest processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 655 G1, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ProBook 655 G1 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 655 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 655 G1.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the ProBook 655 G1 which has six number of battery cellss.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 655 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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 laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 655 G1 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 655 G1 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo T431s[plb_1610743_price] which has better reviews.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 655 G1 is 3MB. At only 1 megabyte, the ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 655 G1, the HP ProBook 655 G1 does not have a touchscreen.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 655 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the ProBook 655 G1 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 655 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 655 G1 has a relatively typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 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 Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(4)
11 April 2014

HP's ProBook 655 is a classic business notebook in the 15.6-inch format. It offers a docking connector , easy maintenance and upgradeability , and a TPM chip. It is also pre-equipped for the...

14 May 2014

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Low price
Nonglare display
Decent battery life
Short battery charge cycle
Low heat
Low system performance
Gaming almost impossible
Fan is always running
No USB 3.0
Low TFT brightness

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4 USB 3.0 ports
Serial interface
Very easy maintenanceupgradeability
Docking connector
Matte display
Warranty only lasts 12 months
Display is not very bright and has weak contrast
No Windows DVD
Nur 12 Monate Garantie
Nicht sehr heller, kontrastarmer Bildschirm
2 April 2014

HP offeriert mit dem Probook 655 ein klassisches Business-Notebook im 15,6-Zoll-Format. Es bietet einen Dockinganschluss , einfache Wartungs- und Aufrüstmöglichkeiten , einen TPM-Chip und ist...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 November 2014 by Metz

I have had this labtop since march and the hard drive has crashed twice now. I would not recommend anyone buy this labtop. I am a college student and need my labtop and it isn't worth the money...

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kathy
Kathy would recommend the HP ProBook 655 G1 (Verified Purchase)

I did expect this machine to be super fast with a solid state drive. So a little disappointed there. Also, it has the annoying problem of the screen dimming while I am online. I have not figured... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2014 by Ardsleygurl
(Verified Purchase)

Brought it back. Awful- slow, speed, bad connections with internet, et.c etc...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f2r14, hp f2r14u, hp a65350, f2r14utaba, hp a65350m, f4z43awabf, f4z43awaby, f4z43awabd, f4z43awabu, hp f2r14ut, f4z43awuug, hp f2r14uta, hp f2r14utab, hp f2r14utaba
Barcodes 00042111694662, 00888182168967, 00888182169056, 00888182169070, 00888182169087, 00888182169124, 00888182169148, 00888182169285, 00888182169339, 00888182224793, 00889296039679, 04054843750383, 08881822247932

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