Powerful laptop within budget
Display and Build
The HP Essential 450 (C0R83PA) features a 14-inch HD BrightView LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a solid looking grey coloured outfit which has a waistline of 22.8mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
CPU and OS
On the inside, the HP Essential 450 (C0R83PA) is packed with a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 processor belonging to the third generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The responsibility of managing rich games and videos is given to the inbuilt Intel HD 3000 GPU. It is devoid of any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The notebook is armed with a 0.3MP webcam and dual array microphone so that you can enjoy online conversations without facing any disturbance due to noise. The 500GB SATA hard disk running at 5,400rpm provides sufficient space for creating a library of files. With the SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support, you can easily exchange data via disks. The Altec Lansing stereo speakers provide crystal clear and powerful multimedia ambience.
Battery and Communication
Keeping the HP Essential 450 (C0R83PA) juiced up for a fair period of time is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options come in the form of three USB 2.0 slots, Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, VGA port and HDMI out.
Go for the HP Essential 450 (C0R83PA) if you are looking for a powerful business centric laptop without spending much. In addition to a powerful CPU, it gets standard specs in other departments. However, you'll have to spend separately for buying user friendly OS.