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HP Pro 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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Good Brand

HP is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP Pro is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Pro only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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

The HP Pro is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pro have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of laptops of this age and type is 2.3GHz. The HP Pro has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the MSI PE70 2QE (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The HP Pro has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Pro range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.7GB.

We compared this laptop to all the other 16GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the DELL XPS 15 ($1,079.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the HP Pro has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Pro has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pro also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NP905S3G.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most laptops of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Pro ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP Pro has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pro.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to consider including the NP905S3G, or the NP905S3G both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Light

Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pro have weights of between 980g and 4.2kg. The HP Pro is quite light (only 2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pro.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Omen ($899.99) (2.1kg).

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Eight Processor Threads

The HP Pro has more processor threads than most of the many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pro. Most of the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Pro only have between four and seven processor threads, however this laptop has eight processor threads.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the HP Pro has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 6 megabytes, the HP Pro has one of the bigger processor caches amongst laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pro is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP Pro is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Pro has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP Pro which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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1 Reason Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Pro

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP Pro has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Zbook 17 G2 (17.3"), or the ZBook 17 G2 (17.3") both from HP.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the HP Pro has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Zbook 17 G2 (750GB), or the Zbook 17 (750GB) both from HP.

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Specification

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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Memory Clock Speed
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
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Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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Screen Size
Display Resolution
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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
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SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
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Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp l9u78, hp i76700, hp l9u78a, hp i76500, hp i76500u, hp i76700h, hp l9u78aa, hp i76700hq, hp l9u78aaa, hp l9u78aaab, hp l9u78aaaba, hpconsumer remarketing w2k41, hpconsumer remarketing i74720, hpconsumer remarketing w2k41u, hpconsumer remarketing i74720h, hpconsumer remarketing w2k41ua, hpconsumer remarketing i74720hq
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