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HP ProBook 640 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB May 2015
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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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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by HP.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP ProBook 640 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 18GB.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ProBook 640 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640. Most of the portable PCs of this type and age only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this HP portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the ProBook 640 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640. The oldest PCI Express slot version of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 640 is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.1.

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

The HP ProBook 640 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz, the ProBook 640 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 640.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 640 is 290MHz. At 400 megahertz, the HP ProBook 640 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the ProBook 640 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

There are a number of alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 650, or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 (2.8GHz), or the MSI GP62 2QD (2.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 640 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this type and age. Most laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 640 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The ProBook 640 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 640 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 640 is 2.5h, the longest is 33h, and the average battery life is 8.7h. The ProBook 640 has one of the longer battery lifes (11.25 hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 11.25h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP ProBook 650 which is cheaper.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 640 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo G500, the DELL Inspiron 15 ($410.07), or the Asus PU551LA is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 640, the ProBook 640 has a front camera.

Alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider include the EliteBook 840 G2, the EliteBook 840 G2, or the EliteBook 820 all from HP.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP ProBook 640 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 8.1GB to 33GB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 640 that we have checked, the HP ProBook 640's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP ProBook 640 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 640 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the ProBook 640 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.7GHz and 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The ProBook 640 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 640.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP ProBook 640 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 55 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 640 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh.

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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 of this age and type.

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32-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 32-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market 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 this laptop to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Asus F551CA which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 640 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 640 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Inspiron 15 3542 ($419.50), or the Inspiron 15 ($329.99) both from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 640 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the ProBook 640 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 640.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 640

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the ProBook 640 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus F551CA.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo G70-70 (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP ProBook 640 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 640.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus F551CA.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Medion Akoya E6415 (6GB), or the HP 15 ($599.99) (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The ProBook 640 has a relatively average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 640.

We compared all the other 14" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo T440p which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus X555LA (15.6" and cheaper), or the Toshiba C55 ($374.99) (15.6" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

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

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Latitude 13 3340 (1.9kg), or the Latitude 14 5000 ($1,033.98) (2kg) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad E440 (2.1kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Docking Station Microphone in
Docking Station Headphone Out
Docking Station VGA (D-Sub) Port
Docking Station HDMI Port
Docking Station USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Docking Station Connecting Interface
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

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