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HP ProBook 455
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HP ProBook 455 2 Core AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

$526.20
$269.99 $256.21 cheaper than 50 days ago
2 AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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Protect your data and investment with the ProBook designed to deliver impressive performance and reliability. Take on your workday with the budget friendly HP ProBook 455 G2. Windows 8.1 Pro or... More
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 455 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 455 also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP 250[plb_2353276_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 5000[plb_2701210_price].

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the HP 350[plb_2772828_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 455 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Latitude 12 5000[pl_2714669_price], and the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2701210_price] both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the HP 350[plb_2772828_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP ProBook 455 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 455 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2915394_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2697094_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2699016_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only AMD a Processor Family

The ProBook 455 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 455 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 455, the ProBook 455's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 455 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 455 have between two and three processor threads, including the HP ProBook 455 which has two processor threads.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ProBook 455 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 455 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 455

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ProBook 455 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 455.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Latitude 12 5000[pl_2714669_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper), or the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2701210_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Average Screen Size

The ProBook 455 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 455.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the DELL Inspiron 15 3542[plb_2301522_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 455 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Lenovo T440p[plb_2275315_price].

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (1TB and higher rated) or the Toshiba Satellite L50-B[plb_2384961_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 455 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 455.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the Lenovo T440p[plb_2275315_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Medion Akoya E6415[plb_2882074_price] (6GB), or the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 455 has a pretty average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 455.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Satellite C50-B[pl_2319230_price] (2.2kg and cheaper), or the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price] (2.2kg and cheaper) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo T440p[plb_2275315_price] (2.1kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Storage
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Memory Card
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Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
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Battery
Security
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Expert Reviews

(2)
14 August 2015

HP, CANONICAL AND EBUYER joined forces recently to release Ubuntu-powered versions of three low-budget, business-focused Windows laptops: the ProBook 255 Ubuntu, ProBook 355 Ubuntu and ProBook 455... Read more…

Cheap, lots of ports, good OS functionality, high capacity HDD
Poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu, mediocre performance
Thick and heavy, dull screen, poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu
22 July 2015

This collaboration between HP and Canonical partly works, but mediocre performance, poor battery life and a soon to be out-of-date OS stand in the way of Ubuntu's mainstream enterprise success...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w44, hp g6w44e, hp a67050, hp g6w44ea, hp a67050b, hp g6w44eaa, hp g6w44eaab, hp g6w44eaabu, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfaste
Barcodes 00888793335604, 00888793355640, 08887933556406
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