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HP 255 2 Core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The HP 255 G3 Notebook PC is a value-priced notebook with a 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal display, and a durable chassis in a matte charcoal color, AMD technology, Windows 8.1, and key features for... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 3,456 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 255.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 255 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 255.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 255 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. The processor clock speed of the HP 255 of only 1.35 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 255.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.5GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 255 has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the HP 255 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 255. The average processor cache of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP 255 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 255 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The HP 255 has a quite small battery capacity (only 41 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 255. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 255 range from 23Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the 255 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 255 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The HP 255 has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

A L2 processor cache is in fact the worst processor cache level amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level amongst comparable types of laptop.

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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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 255

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the 255.

Average Screen Size

The HP 255 has a relatively typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 255 has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 255.

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Average Weight

The HP 255 has a fairly standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the 255.

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Expert Reviews

(11)
7 January 2016

The HP 255 G4 is a budget 15.6in Windows laptop with budget build and performance. We found no single serious flaw and it should get the job done eventually, making it ideal if you're on a tight...

23 November 2015

The 255 G3 makes sensible sacrifices in performance and display to hit a low price point without taking away too much. While Ubuntu Linux may not be your first choice, it's a viable alternative to...

Very cheap, but doesnt feel very cheap
Keyboard and trackpad are great for the price
Displays viewing angles are reasonable
Low cost
Rugged design
Performance is lamentable
Everything takes a little longer
No day-long battery life here like some newer Intel models
Big and heavy for a modern laptop
Terrible screen
13 July 2015

Lacking in processing muscle and boasting only a functional rather than eye-catching design, the HP 255 G3 nevertheless represents decent value for money ? and serves as a neat introduction to the...

7 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

6 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

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User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 20 September 2016 by Shery
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Fast delivery ! great so far...

Reviewed 13 February 2016 by Roger F.

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy about this etem same as it is seeing...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy about this etem same as it is seeing...

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