We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and specifically for HP medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP G4 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the G4.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP G4 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago, the HP G4 has a front camera.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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802.11g WiFi Standard
The HP G4 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most portable PCs of this type and age have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11ad.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
13 Reasons Against
Only Two SATA III Connectors
The HP G4 is a two SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between two and three SATA III connectors.
Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)
The HP G4 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) laptop.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The HP G4 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Only Two SATA Connectors
Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G4 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the HP G4 which has two SATA connectors.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP G4 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that were released 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.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The HP G4 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the G4 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The HP G4 has a quite small battery capacity (only 31 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G4. The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the G4 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G4 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP G4 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The HP G4 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The HP G4 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP G4
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP G4 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The HP G4 has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. This HP notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP G4 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the HP G4 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.
Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba L75 (6GB and higher rated).
At 2.1 kilograms, the HP G4 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the G4.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
DTS Studio Sound
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
CyberLink Power DVD,CyberLink Media Suite,CyberLink Power2Go,HP Connected Photo
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