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HP ProBook 640 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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Take on tasks in the office or on the road with a durable HP ProBook 640 and HP ProBook 650. These ProBooks are thin, light and packed with productivity features to make work faster and easier.... More
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13 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP ProBook 640 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs of this spec and age. Most of the laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this notebook PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP ProBook 640 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ProBook 640 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640 is 1.9GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 640 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.5 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo G500[plb_2007389_price], or the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price].

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 640[plb_2481400_price] (2.7GHz), or the Lenovo L540[plb_2616364_price] (2.8GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 640 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 640 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 640.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider including the HP Probook 450[plb_2078196_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2145463_price], or the HP H5E70ET[plb_1564690_price].

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 640 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The ProBook 640 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 640.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The ProBook 640 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 640 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 640 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at including the Probook 450[pl_2078196_price], or the ENVY 15[pl_2369868_price] both from HP.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253142_price], and the HP Probook 650 F1P85ET[plb_2435729_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2353454_price] (SSD and 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 640, the HP ProBook 640 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price].

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 640

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ProBook 640.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ProBook 640 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA[plb_2045549_price].

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (750GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

The ProBook 640 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Satellite C55-B[pl_2529941_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the Satellite C55-B[pl_2843987_price] (6GB and cheaper) both from Toshiba.

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Average Screen Size

The ProBook 640 has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 640.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 14" notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_2061157_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the ProBook 640 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2kg heavy notebook PCs and we think the 455[pl_1467972_price], and the Probook 645 G1[pl_2055345_price] both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Probook 640 G1[plb_2051760_price] (2kg).

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA 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
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

14 April 2016

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp y3b15, hp h5g64, hp v1a92, hp y3b15e, hp h5g64e, hp v1a92e, k4l15utaba, hp y3b15et, hp h5g64et, hp v1a92et, hp p247725, hp p176649, hp p240874, hp p232427, hp p235801, hp p247725p, hp p176649p, hp hddy3b15, hp p240874p, hp p232427p, hp v1a92eta, hp h5g64eta, hp p235801p, hp h5g64etr, hp hddv1a92, hp y3b15eta, hp v1a92etab, hp h5g64etab, hp hddv1a92e, hp y3b15etab
Barcodes 00190780462768, 00888182270103, 00888182270110, 00888793840641, 00889296037019, 00889899076019, 08887938406416
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