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Even if there are not really bad choices in laptops anymore, it is important to know that some models are more intended for multimedia, and others more for games.Our analysis was made according to 6 user typologies.So we ran tests on HP ProBook 445R G6 Pro to find out what it was worth.
In short, depending on your needs you will see if this model suits you.
ProBook 445R G6 Pro enough for internet use?
We can consider that for certain uses, such as surfing the web, it is not necessary to buy a high-powered model. With this ProBook 445R G6 Pro, the company wanted to design a very basic model. The material used by HP are of average quality and the components have characteristics that are already dating. So you can understand that you will not keep this product for more than 4 years.
This model is a mid-range model with a screen size of 14 inches. Easy to take along from time to time. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Ryzen 5 3500U. HP basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. Having 8 Gb of RAM, ProBook 445R G6 Pro is a laptop in the average. If needed you can add more, thanks to the extra slots inside.
Most other competing computers have more storage space. With only 256 Gb, HP considers that you won’t need to store too many files locally, and that you’ll rather do it on a public cloud. And if really this point was blocking for you, you can always buy an external hard drive and plug it into the usb port.
Finally, even if, like many users, you keep this computer connected, you should know that its autonomy of 7 hours makes it one of the most durable models on the market. That’s a good thing in case you want to take it on vacation. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
ProBook 445R G6 Pro for videos?
This ProBook 445R G6 Pro is a sensible option for anyone who will use it for watching movies and listening to music. Not the best, however it is one of the models existing in a tight price range.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
HP has chosen a medium size screen to meet everyone’s needs. A model with a standard template, 14 inches, and good resolution. 1920×1080. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. Clearly, big enough to tire your eyes when watching movies, but also rather light (1.6 kg) when you have to carry it.
The glossy screen option is not possible on this model; it would have made the display easier to read. On the other hand, it will be annoying for regular use in a dark room. The readability of the display is therefore a little lower.
In fact, in order not to suffer from reflections on the screen, you will need to have full light conditions.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this ProBook 445R G6 Pro. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. In other words, if you are demanding on the sound part, you will have to add external speakers.
The ProBook 445R G6 Pro has a processor Ryzen 5 3500U, a little more powerful than average, compared to those dedicated to office automation. With this, you are sure to have a scalable product (if needed), and that will fit perfectly with your peripherals (speakers, video projectors, etc…). So your multimedia sessions will be fluid.
On the application side, HP chose to let you do it. Only the operating system is installed. This is a Windows 10 Pro that allows you to add the free or paid software you want. Can only be VLC to manage the audio and video part.
Equipped with the AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
Regarding the connectivity part, HP has made efforts with available 4 ports. It’s better than the competition. You will be able to connect all your peripherals to it.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.You get 7 hours of battery life, which is better than many other models. Enjoy streaming, locally or on your Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
ProBook 445R G6 Pro the right choice for travelling connected ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. So we put this test to the ProBook 445R G6 Pro. Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
It appears that it is one of the best fulfilling the main criteria for nomadism, which are size, weight, quality of materials, and availability of wifi.
It ProBook 445R G6 Pro is in the average, neither too light nor too heavy: 1.6 Kg. It is easy to carry even if you prefer the ultra slim models of the competition. On the other hand, it is also pleasant to use it to surf the internet or write e-mails. One of the causes of its weight is related to the size of his 14 inches screen.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. Not really necessary.
Despite the absence of a shiny slab, you have good image definition. We appreciate the viewing on this screen.
This model offers a pleasant user comfort. The anti-glare matt tile allows this laptop to be used outdoors even in bright sunshine.
A processor Ryzen 5 3500Uthat allows this computer to be equivalent to other laptops in terms of power and power consumption.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. It is unlikely that you will reach manufacturer’s figures; rather, consider 70-80% at best.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 7 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 256 Gb. The main advantage of this type of hard drive is that it contains fewer moving parts and is faster than standard drives.With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.And if you absolutely need more storage, you can buy an external drive, or take out a cloud account.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 14 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
The connector part is very interesting, with 4 inputs available. Convenient for travelling when you will need it, it ranks among those with the most.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
All in all, this ProBook 445R G6 Pro is an interesting product for travel.
The ProBook 445R G6 Pro for audio or video editing ?
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. With this ProBook 445R G6 Pro, you can be sure you have the right machine. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, HP has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 Pro system.
Possibly for occasional use, the processor Ryzen 5 3500U will allow you to perform certain tasks, if they are initiated individually. Having 8 Gb of RAM, the rendering speed is sufficient for image processing. This model comes with a pre-installed software suite by default. If you decide to install pro applications, you may need to add more memory or you may experience performance degradation.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, HP made the choice to put only one SSD. However, for audiovisual use, we would have preferred a dual-disk system: a large-capacity hard disk for backup, and an SSD for speed of execution. Here with 256 Gb you will have enough space to store everything. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
The pleasure of working on a computer without being a slave to the electrical connection. Here, it’s 7 hours of autonomy available. As a reminder, with such a powerful laptop, it’s hard to do much better HP.
For the connector part, the ProBook 445R G6 Prohas the USB3 format. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
With the ProBook 445R G6 Pro, you’re moving towards a very good product. Perfectly designed for audio video use. And at a price that is well ranked.
With this ProBook 445R G6 Pro product, HPoffer us a good start for an advanced use of audio and video editing.
The ProBook 445R G6 Pro for online or local games.
There are very few laptops today that do not allow you to play video games. The tests we ran showed that the choices of HP in terms of components – the chip, the processor generation, or the quality of cooling – make this an average laptop for gaming. But if you’re used to playing the latest games of the moment, you’ll soon reach the limits.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. This model is proposed in resolution 1920×1080, that is to say one of the best on the market.
HP has also chosen a processor Ryzen 5 3500U which has the merit of doing many calculations in parallel, and for the graphic part, the AMD Radeon Vega 8, for a good result. Thanks to the technical elements installed on this laptop, the card AMD Radeon Vega 8 and the processor Ryzen 5 3500U are raised to a very good level.
The most demanding will prefer a processor and graphics chip of the latest generation, but for the majority, HP has chosen the features resulting in good playability on most games currently available.
With an average score on the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) ranking, this laptop allows you to try some games. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
When it comes to disk space, this computer ranks low.256 Gb are the minimum for computers today, making it one of the laptops with the least amount of space.
The Wi-Fi technology of this model has wifi with 5GHz band, which facilitates online gaming. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
With a weight 1.6 Kg and a screen size of 14 inches, it is a tool in the average of other laptops.
An excellent autonomy of 7 hours, will allow you to play almost anywhere.
So it’s a middle ground for gaming; enough performance at the right price. And if necessary, you can use it for internet browsing and e-mail.
The ProBook 445R G6 Pro for office automation.
Access on efficiency, this ProBook 445R G6 Pro is part of the laptops provided for office automation. It is a mature product.
Here, this model runs under a standard OS. It’s Windows 10 Pro, last generation.
This laptop is mainly for office use and will require some work on your side of things. No applications pre-installed, one would expect more from. HP in this product line. It is one of the laptops available in the range. Average weight, with 1.6 Kg.
Key spacing will be important for office use. If you work frequently on a spreadsheet, you will appreciate the presence of the numeric keypad.
HP chose the matt tile option for this ProBook 445R G6 Pro that does not reflect light. The colour palette is of good quality; blacks and whites do not look like yellow and grey.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
With only 256 Gb this model is one of the smaller models. If you are used to backing up everything locally, you will have to think about adding an external hard drive, because the hard drive ProBook 445R G6 Procan be quickly filled.
In conclusion, this laptop is interesting. It makes it possible to make office automation for a tight price.
Finally, the ProBook 445R G6 Pro….
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. The ProBook 445R G6 Pro corresponds to a product that is certainly average, but still effective.
Simply put, we were not convinced for uses such as :
– web browsing
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
– office tasks
In summary, we advise this model for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing