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HP ProBook 640 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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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 Notebook PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs built by HP.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 640 G1 is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 640 G1.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ProBook 640 G1 has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 640 G1. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC compared to most of the laptops of this type and age which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 G1 range from 2 to 3. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ProBook 640 G1 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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

The ProBook 640 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,150 megahertz, the ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the ProBook 640 G1 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 640 G1 (2.6GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 640 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 640 G1, the ProBook 640 G1 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 640 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 G1. The hard drive speeds of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 640 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ProBook 640 G1 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 640 G1 is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the HP ProBook 640 G1 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 640 G1.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells, including the ProBook 640 G1 which has six battery cells.

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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 came out around the same time as it.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 640 G1 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the ProBook 640 G1 has one of the smallest hard drive capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 640 G1 is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the ProBook 640 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 640 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the ProBook 640 G1.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the ProBook 640 G1 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 250 ($407.20) (15.6").

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the ProBook 640 G1 (2kg), or the 455 (2kg) both from HP.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ProBook 640 G1 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 640 G1.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 640 G1 (500GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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26 February 2014

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) HP offers a powerful working device with the ProBook 640 G1 , but every device has its drawbacks and our review unit is no exception. Let's start with the good things:...

2 March 2014

Plus business que jamais. Les compagnons de bureaux bien conçus sont très populaires malgré le boom des tablettes et des Ultrabooks. Le ProBook 640 arrivera-t-il à perpétuer la tradition des... Read more…

4 March 2014

Nog zakelijker. Veelzijdige, zakelijke notebooks zijn erg populair ondanks de opkomende markt van de tablets en ultrabooks. Kan de ProBook 640 de traditie van stevige en efficiënte apparaten... Read more…

Daha fazla i?. Sa?lam ofis arkada?lar? ultrabook ve tabletlere ra?men oldukça popülerler. Peki ProBook 640 sa?lam ve efektif bir i? cihaz? olma gelene?ini sürdürebilecek mi?

11 November 2014

Laptop o klasycznej konstrukcji, niesil?cy si?, by sta? si? Ultrabookiem, o wydajnych podzespo?ach, dobrej kulturze pracy i niez?ych przebiegach na zasilaniu bateryjnym. Brzmi wspaniale?...

4 USB 3.0 ports
Easy to maintainupgrade
Docking port
Matte display
Fast hard drive
Only 12 months warranty
Limited viewing angles
Constant noise from the hard drive
Poor microphone
Build quality of the display cover
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 27 February 2015 by Terry
Terry would recommend the HP ProBook 640 G1 (Verified Purchase)

Before my review, a warning when shopping the marketplace: *verify* your "deal-breaker" specs with the individual seller before purchase, if you cannot find official info! Some errors may be... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Pablo
Pablo would recommend the HP ProBook 640 G1 (Verified Purchase)

Light weight. Comfortably keyboard. Compact size. Good display...

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Tmsc

************************** FAST hard drive, no DVD-writer, bad BIOS Setup, Windows 7 Pro DVD missing Ethernet drivers, upgradeable to 8.1 Pro, install DVDs for both **************************...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp win7, hp win7h, hp i54300, hp win7hp, hp i54200, hp i54200m, hp i54300m, hp 1366x768
Barcodes 00888182194171
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