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HP Pro 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP ultrabooks and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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.

Other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to consider include the XPS 13[pl_1474903_price], or the XPS 13[pl_1474903_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo X240[plb_2233815_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the XPS 13[pl_1474907_price] (SSD), or the XPS 13[pl_1545534_price] (SSD) both from DELL.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP Pro is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP Pro is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pro have a front camera, however the HP Pro does not have a front camera.

Other laptops which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price], or the X1 Carbon[pl_2418295_price] both from Lenovo.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP Pro is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the XPS 13[pl_1474907_price], or the XPS 13[pl_1545534_price] both from DELL or the HP Pro[plb_1626750_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this type and age have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB. The HP Pro has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price] (180GB and cheaper), the ThinkPad X240[pl_2036009_price] (180GB and cheaper), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2418295_price] (180GB and cheaper) all from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Pro does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pro also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at including the X1 Carbon[pl_2418295_price], or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2036009_price] both from Lenovo.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pro is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.7GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pro.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pro have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the HP Pro which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 2.2GHz to 3.6GHz. The HP Pro has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pro have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the HP Pro which has one USB 2.0 port.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP Pro

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Battery Life

The HP Pro has a pretty standard battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price] (8.2h and cheaper), the X1 Carbon[pl_2189879_price] (8.6h and cheaper), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2418295_price] (8.6h and cheaper) all from Lenovo.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_1611730_price] (8GB), or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2036009_price] (8GB) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the HP Pro has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pro.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_1611730_price] (1.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the HP Pro has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Pro.

We compared all the other 13.3" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_1611730_price] (14" and cheaper), or the HP Elitebook 840[plb_1622980_price] (14" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.4 kilograms, the HP Pro has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_1474903_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 August 2015 by Jenny M.
(Verified Purchase)

I will recommend NewEgg and this computer to others...

Reviewed 20 October 2015 by Nelson L.
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In the world or dying desktops this is a solid reminder of why desktops are still so important. Its hard to get the performance of a machine like this one in a mobile device...

Reviewed 19 March 2013 by Christian Parker
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Webcam itself is fine, picture quality isn't amazing but it's sufficient. Comes with some software, but at least with my copy it only installed trial software. I ended up uninstalling this... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i52520, hp i52520m
Barcodes 00825633323001, 00825633340084, 00825633340435, 00825633340541, 00825633340732, 00825633341333
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