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HP ProBook 6540b

Specifications

Notebook: HP ProBook 6540b (ProBook 6540b Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 430M
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550 512 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 2.762kg
Price: 3160 euro
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Reviews for the HP ProBook 6540b

HP ProBook 6540b: Business Reliability
Source: Inside HW English
HP's ProBook 6540b isn't your typical notebook, not with its dimensions and weight. It's a strong and reliable office computer which is destined to spend most of its lifetime on the working desk. Although it lacks the finish of EliteBook series' models, its performance places it into the same category.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2010
performance: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4550: The HD 4550 is a faster clocked HD 4530 and therefore entry level graphics card. It was substituted by the HD 5430 with the same clock rates.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


430M:

The Core i5-430M is a middle class dual core CPU that features only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.26-2.53 GHz (Turbo Mode). Furthermore, VT-d, trusted Execution and AES features are missing in the 430M. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (Intel HD Graphics with 500-733 MHz) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.762 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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HP ProBook 6540b WD690EA
Mobility Radeon HD 4550

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-08-21 (Update: 2012-05-26)