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HP ProBook 455 AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Jun 2014
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Meet the demands of your work. Work smarter and look good doing it with an HP ProBook built to perform wherever business takes you. Count on a durable design inside and out, with integrated... More
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 455 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 455. Laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 455 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 455 has a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 455 which do not have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 455 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the HP ProBook 455 has a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 455 is 14". The HP ProBook 455 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 455.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The HP ProBook 455 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11b WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of this age and type. In addition, this portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 455.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The ProBook 455 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 5.4GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 455 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 455.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa (8GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years, the HP ProBook 455 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the HP ProBook 455 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 455 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the HP ProBook 455 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 455 range from 28Wh to 50Wh.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 455

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the ProBook 455 over two years ago.

AMD a Processor Family

This laptop has an AMD A processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 455 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa (1TB).

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Average Weight

The ProBook 455 has a fairly typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 455.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 2560p (1.7kg) which is also cheaper.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.

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Specification

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Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

(21)
17 August 2015

A cheap Linux laptop, but both the software and hardware need more finesse...

14 August 2015

HP, CANONICAL AND EBUYER joined forces recently to release Ubuntu-powered versions of three low-budget, business-focused Windows laptops: the ProBook 255 Ubuntu, ProBook 355 Ubuntu and ProBook 455... Read more…

Cheap, lots of ports, good OS functionality, high capacity HDD
Poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu, mediocre performance
Thick and heavy, dull screen, poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu
30 July 2015

One way to get a dirt-cheap laptop is to buy one not with Windows but Ubuntu preinstalled. That's the case with the £300 HP ProBook 455 G2 Ubuntu edition, but would you be better looking... Read more…

22 July 2015

This collaboration between HP and Canonical partly works, but mediocre performance, poor battery life and a soon to be out-of-date OS stand in the way of Ubuntu's mainstream enterprise success...

13 July 2015

The HP 455 G3 is an unusual mixture of budget and performance, a well specified if slightly old-fashioned machine (are DVD drives really that important these days?) that shouldn't require any...

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User Reviews

(850)
Reviewed 12 June 2014 by Paddcomp
(Verified Purchase)

This is my 4th tablet, after a few excursions into the cheap Chinese tablet market (unsuccessfully, 2 failed with battery issues and too expensive to return to China). I have the previous series 1... Read more…

Reviewed 14 April 2014 by Mr. Sd Margolis

The tablet itself is great but the charging/USB socket is weak and deteriorated until, after 6 months us, it didn't work at all. Asus refused to accept that this was a warranty issue, although I... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I really loved this tablet for the first 4 weeks, then suddenly it stopped working, wouldn't switch on and wouldn't charge. Evidently Google are aware of the issue because there is a lot about the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 March 2015 by D. J. Willis

I have had my Nexus for 2 years so feel well qualified to comment on its performance. Whilst I have not had hardware problems as many others have reported my big issue is the operating system. It... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Sean Ryan
(Verified Purchase)

My first tablet and I'm loving it. It wasn't intended as my primary mobile internet device (I use a smartphone for that); and for home-computing I use a laptop. The only reason for buying this was... Read more…

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