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HP ProBook 650 G1
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HP ProBook 650 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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HP Probook 650 G1 Unboxing Review & Firstlook
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23 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 23GB. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ProBook 650 G1 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot version of the ProBook 650 G1 of 3 is one of the newest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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

The HP ProBook 650 G1 is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.7 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 0.12GB, the biggest is 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 650 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProBook 650 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 650 G1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to consider the EliteBook 840 G1 (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 (SSD) both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 650 G1 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". The ProBook 650 G1 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Lenovo G500 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 650 G1 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo G500 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the DELL Latitude E6430, or the Lenovo S510p is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the G500, or the G500 both from Lenovo.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a front camera including the HP ProBook 650 G1.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 650 G1 only have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, however the ProBook 650 G1 has five USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The ProBook 650 G1 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP 2570p (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 650 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 650 G1 is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper portable PC such as the Lenovo X220, or the HP Probook 450 or you might consider a higher scoring portable PC such as the Lenovo T420.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the LifeBook A544 (2.6GHz), or the LifeBook A544 (2.6GHz) both from Fujitsu or the DELL Latitude E6430 (2.6GHz).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ProBook 650 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Probook 450 (2.3kg and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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® 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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(13)

The Probook 650 H5G81ET offers all the advantages of the previously tested models and then some. The test model shines thanks to good system performance, simple maintenance/upgrade options,...

21 January 2014

Pour les (petites) entreprises. Le HP ProBook 650 est un ordinateur portable professionnel moyen de gamme. Port pour station d'accueil, 5 ports USB 3.0, écran mat et processeur Haswell : le tout... Read more…

20 March 2015

HP? ???? ??? ???? ????(EliteBook)? ?? ???(ProBook) ???? ?? ???? ???? ???? ??? HP ??? 650 G1? ?? ??? ???? ???? ??? ???? ???? ?? ??? ??? ???? ???? ???. ???? ??? ???? ???? ??? ??? ??? ????? ??? ???... Read more…

5x USB 3.0
Serial interface
Very easy to upgrademaintain
Docking port
Matte FHD screen
12 months warranty
Poor contrast and viewing angles
Panel has a blue tinge
Only 12 months warranty
Display is not very bright and has a low contrast
31 January 2014

Voor het (kleine) bedrijf. De HP ProBook 650 is een nieuwe zakelijke notebook. Het apparaat is goed uitgerust met een docking poort, 5 USB 3.0 poorten, een mat beeldscherm en een Haswell... Read more…

19 January 2014

Küçük i?ler için. HP'nin Probook 650 modeli yeni i? notebook modeli. Docking istasyonu, 5 USB 3.0 ba?lant? noktas?, mat ekran ve Haswell i?lemci gibi özelliklere sahip model 750 Avroluk... Read more…

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Reverendtodd
Reverendtodd would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1 (Verified Purchase)

This very much like my Dell. Windows 7 is basically like Windows XP. It has many more features, but is still easy to navigate. The operating systems are still mind boggling. I like the flat size... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Rickster391
Rickster391 would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1 (Verified Purchase)

Looked around for a new laptop to replace my wife's old Toshiba with Vista. She had tried Win 8, but did not take to it. I was very pleased to find this one with Windows 7. It took several months... Read more…

Reviewed 28 May 2015 by Jffrhds
Jffrhds would recommend the HP ProBook 650 G1

I'm not a fan of windows 8. I wanted a good laptop w/ windows 7 and have features that I need. This laptop is great. This has a Intel core i5 processor and It is very fast. I am very happy with... Read more…

Easy to use. Love Widows 7
Still much that a layman cannot comprehend. I have to get others to help me with the system operations
Reviewed 12 October 2015 by James Tartaglia
(Verified Purchase)

I'm pleased with this desktop. It looks the business, starts up quickly and is pretty quick without being lightning fast. It's quiet and the battery life is very good. It came in a kind of... Read more…

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