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We checked 2,224 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.
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 medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 450's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450. The average internal memory of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450 is 5.1GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.
SSD Storage Medium
The ProBook 450 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar 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.
An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.
If the storage medium of this medium processor core portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 ($1,932.38) (SSD).
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 450, the HP ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The ProBook 450 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The HP ProBook 450 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The ProBook 450 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 450 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The ProBook 450 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
Laptops of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The ProBook 450 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 450 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the ProBook 450 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC was released over two years ago.
Average Screen Size
The ProBook 450 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450.
At 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 450.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 450.
1182jennifere1948 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
This has been much easier to transion to than a 8.1 which I was sold initially. Hind sight tells me the sales person just wanted to sell me almost the most expensive and the newest version the 8,1... Read more…
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)
I NEEDED A LAPTOP WITH AN OLDER VERSION OF WINDOWS(7), AND A CERTAIN PROCESSOR SPEED, AND A COUPLE OTHER SPECS THAT HAD MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS. THIS WAS NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY STORES. BEST BUY... Read more…
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