HP 655 Series

HP 655 B6M65EAProcessor: AMD E-Series E1-1200, AMD E-Series E2-1800
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7310, AMD Radeon HD 7340
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.31kg, 2.5kg
Price: 299, 500 euro
Average Score: 73.67% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
: - %, performance: 46%, features: 46%, display: 48%
mobility: 78%, workmanship: 51%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 87%

 

HP 655

Specifications

HP 655Notebook: HP 655
Processor: AMD E-Series E1-1200
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7310
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: HP homepage
 655 (Model)

Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Schnäppchen-Notebook
Source: Chip.de - 5/13 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
65% Viel Notebook für wenig Geld
Source: PC Magazin - 4/13 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 65%
Back to basics – Einfach ausgestattetes 15-Zoll-Office-Notebook mit AMD-APU
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2012
Rating: performance: 30% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 70% workmanship: 30% ergonomy: 70%
Geschäftlich unterwegs
Source: c't - 11/13 German
battery runtime good, office performance bad, 3D gaming performance bad, display satisfying, noise emissions satisfying
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013

 

HP 655 B6M65EA

Specifications

HP 655 B6M65EANotebook: HP 655 B6M65EA
Processor: AMD E-Series E2-1800
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7340
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.31kg
Price: 299 euro
Links: HP homepage

 

76% Review HP 655 B6M65EA Notebook | Notebookcheck
Discount laptop. 300 Euros (~$386) is a ridiculously low price. Is this bargain-basement notebook an uninspiring slab of plastic with outdated technology? The inclusion of the brand new AMD APU at least refutes the latter statement. To find out if there's more to the HP 655, we conduct a thorough review.
Hewlett Packard 655
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Positive: Solid screen; great autonomy; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/05/2013

 

Comment

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HP reviews


Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

AMD Radeon HD 7310: Integrated processor graphics card in the Zacate netbook APUs of the 2nd generation (e.g., E1-1200) with an integrated UVD3 video decoder.Technically just a renamed Radeon HD 6310 (1. generation Zacate).

AMD Radeon HD 7340: Integrated processor graphics card in the 2nd generation of Zacate APUs (e.g., E2-1800). Due to Turbo Core, the graphics card can clock from 523 to 680 MHz and is based on the same core as the Radeon HD 6320 (1. generation Zacate).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


AMD E-Series:

E1-1200: Slow Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards.

E2-1800: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.31 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.5 kg:


73.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-03- 2 (Update: 2013-03- 2)