The sleek HP ProBook 450 G2 with optional 10-point touchscreen and the latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive...
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HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire laptop range.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP ProBook 450 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of laptops of this age and type range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6GB. The ProBook 450 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 450.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The screen sizes of medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 450 range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The HP ProBook 450 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450.
Has a Front Camera
The ProBook 450 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 450.
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Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP ProBook 450 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Only 133MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This laptop supports 1333 and 1600MHz processor memory clock speeds, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the HP ProBook 450 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the ProBook 450 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago. 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The HP ProBook 450 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards. Medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago WiFi standards range from 802.11ad to 802.11n.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this HP notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the ProBook 450 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 450.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
The ProBook 450 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 450.
The ProBook 450 has a relatively average weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 450.
Une endurance en hausse. Le ProBook 450 G2 devrait plaire avec une chauffe contenue, une faible nuisance sonore, de bons périphériques d'entrée et une bonne autonomie. L'écran est grandement... Read more…
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)
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