The sleek HP ProBook 450 G2 with optional 10-point touchscreen and the latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive...
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HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP ProBook 450 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This HP laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and spec ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The ProBook 450 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 450, the HP ProBook 450 has a front camera.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the ProBook 450 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this type and age.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar spec and age 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The ProBook 450 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 450 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 450 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 450. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.
7 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 450
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the ProBook 450.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The ProBook 450 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2.3GHz).
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 450.
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB).
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 450 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 450.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the ProBook 450 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
At 2.1 kilograms, the ProBook 450 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 450.
Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the ProBook 450 (2.1kg), or the ProBook 450 (2.1kg) both from HP.
1182jennifere1948 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
This has been much easier to transion to than a 8.1 which I was sold initially. Hind sight tells me the sales person just wanted to sell me almost the most expensive and the newest version the 8,1... Read more…
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
I love the pro book series. Solid construction, made to last, great performance and tend to last many years
It has driverhardware problems
The more recent Bios update and the latest drivers from HP plus the latest drivers from Intel for Bluetooth and Wifi. Then disable power management on the Bluetooth and Wifi will make Windows 8.1 run
Let's just say I gave up on Windows 7
There are no cons
Only downside is the screen has a reflective finish so if you are on in a well lit room you can sometimes see yourself. Not the biggest concern but more of a warning to those that don't like this
MAGNUM500 would recommend the HP ProBook 450 G2 (Verified Purchase)
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