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HP ProBook 650 G1
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HP ProBook 650 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB May 2014
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HP Probook 650 G1 Unboxing Review & Firstlook
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20 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have checked, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the ProBook 650 G1 of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The ProBook 650 G1 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the ProBook 650 G1 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The ProBook 650 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 650 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The ProBook 650 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 650 G1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

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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 on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 650 G1 is 15". The HP ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly 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.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 650 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The ProBook 650 G1 is a five USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 only have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The ProBook 650 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 650 G1 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

The ProBook 650 G1 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 650 G1 have between one and eight battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 650 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The ProBook 650 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 650 G1 is 520GB.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The ProBook 650 G1 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 650 G1.

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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

The ProBook 650 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP ProBook 650 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 650 G1 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 650 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the HP ProBook 650 G1 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ProBook 650 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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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

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 81p, hp 81pr, hp 81pro, f1q79etuug
Barcodes 00888793216057
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