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We checked 2,224 expert and owner reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The HP Probook 450 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Probook 450 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Probook 450 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Probook 450.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Probook 450 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this spec and age.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that came out more than two years ago.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Probook 450 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Probook 450.
Has a Front Camera
The HP Probook 450 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this spec and age.
Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
Across all the laptops of this age and spec the DVD+R double layer read speeds range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.5x. At 8 CD-speeds, the HP Probook 450 has a fairly fast DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the DVD-R double layer read speeds range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.5x. The HP Probook 450 has one of the faster DVD-R double layer read speeds (8 CD-speeds) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, including the Probook 450 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed
At 10 CD-speeds, the HP Probook 450 has a quite fast CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the CD rewrite speeds range from 1x to 16x.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the Probook 450 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 450. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Probook 450 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Probook 450 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Probook 450 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Six Battery Cells
Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells, including the Probook 450 which has six battery cells.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
7 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Probook 450 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Probook 450 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Probook 450 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 450
Released Over Three Years Ago
This medium processor core portable PC has been on the market for over three years.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Probook 450 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Probook 450 has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Probook 450 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Probook 450.
The Probook 450 has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 450.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L850 (2.3kg).
Average Internal Memory
The HP Probook 450 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Probook 450.
Alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the HP 13 which has a better Rating.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
I love the pro book series. Solid construction, made to last, great performance and tend to last many years
It has driverhardware problems
The more recent Bios update and the latest drivers from HP plus the latest drivers from Intel for Bluetooth and Wifi. Then disable power management on the Bluetooth and Wifi will make Windows 8.1 run
Let's just say I gave up on Windows 7
There are no cons
Only downside is the screen has a reflective finish so if you are on in a well lit room you can sometimes see yourself. Not the biggest concern but more of a warning to those that don't like this
MAGNUM500 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
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