At first sight, the HP 450 (D0N60PA) may appear to be a powerful laptop which can be carried around easily. But you will be really disappointed with the features under the hood. Despite being priced modestly, it carries a poor RAM, misses out a good webcam or advanced USB 3.0 port and isn't gaming efficient. You can easily find a better laptop for the same price.
Display and Design
The HP 450 (D0N60PA) comes with a 14-inch HD Widescreen LED backlit display which offers decent viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a fully grey outfit which carries a professional outlook. With a thickness of 22.8 mm and a weight of 2.2 kg, it gives you the provision to hang around with it wherever you go.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty under the hood of the HP 450 (D0N60PA) is a 2nd generation Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 2.2GHz and based on HM75 Express chipset. Assisting it is a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is a real disappointment considering its price. You can of course expand it up to 8GB for better response. Rich videos and games are handled by the integrated Intel HD 3000 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 450 (D0N60PA) carries a 0.3MP webcam embedded in the bezel above the top of the display. It takes care of your storage needs with the usual 500GB SATA HDD. The presence of SuperMulti DVD RW Drive having dual layer support allows you to retrieve high quality media files at ease. The Altec Lansing speakers ensure HD Audio solution and provide decent output.
Battery and Connectivity
For running the show for a fair period of time, the HP 450 (D0N60PA) depends on a 6 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it is loaded with features like Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, 3 USB 2.0 slots and WLAN.