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HP ProBook 655 G1
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HP ProBook 655 G1 4 Core AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.5GHz 4GB Mar 2014
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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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6 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP has good average reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

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

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1 the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a better storage medium than most many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the NP905S3G[pl_1609044_price], and the NP905S3G[pl_1609044_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1, the ProBook 655 G1 has a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have a full-size keyboard, however the HP ProBook 655 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of the ProBook 655 G1 of only 180 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 655 G1. The smallest total storage capacity of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 655 G1 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The HP ProBook 655 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The HP ProBook 655 G1 is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 655 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 655 G1.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP 17[plb_2591227_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP ProBook 655 G1 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 655 G1 has a fairly standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board 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 (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)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
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 g4u50utaba, G4U50UT#ABA
Barcodes 00888793011294, 08887930112940

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