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HP ProBook 6550b

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HP ProBook 6550b

The HP ProBook 6550b is a notebook that is compatible with Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32, FreeDOS, Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64 bit or Windows XP Professional operating system and is powered by Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 with vPro technology (for i5/i7 processor), and Mobile Intel® QM57 Express chipset in its 5.5 lb (2.51 kg)/ 14.62 x 9.76 x 1.37 in (37.14 X 24.8 X 3.48 cm) form factor, and is supported by up to 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM memory, supports up to 320 GB SATA II (7…

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HP ProBook 6550b

The HP ProBook 6550b is a notebook that is compatible with Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32, FreeDOS, Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64 bit or Windows XP Professional operating system and is powered by Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 with vPro technology (for i5/i7 processor), and Mobile Intel® QM57 Express chipset in its 5.5 lb (2.51 kg)/ 14.62 x 9.76 x 1.37 in (37.14 X 24.8 X 3.48 cm) form factor, and is supported by up to 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM memory, supports up to 320 GB SATA II (7200 rpm) and a 128 GB solid state drive, DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe; DVD-ROM optical drive, a 15.6 diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare/15.6 diagonal LED-backlit HD+ WVA anti-glare display powered by ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v with 512 MB dedicated video memory (discrete) and Intel HD Graphics (integrated) graphics card, and features the following input and output: three USB 2.0, one eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo, one external VGA monitor, one DisplayPort, one 1394a, one stereo microphone in, one stereo headphone/line-out, an AC power, one RJ-11, one RJ-45, one docking connector, one secondary battery connector, one Express Card/54, a Media Card Reader, HP Premier Sound; integrated stereo speakers; integrated microphone (dual-microphone array when equipped with optional 2 MP webcam); touch-sensitive controls, a 2 MP webcam (select models), a full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with drain and a touchpad with scroll zone and two pick buttons. The notebook also features integrated Marvell Gigabit Ethernet PCI Controller (10/100/1000 NIC), optional HP Mobile Broadband (powered by Gobi™) with GPS, Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/n, Broadcom 802.11b/g/n, HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Wireless Technology; and compatibility with AT&T, Sprint or Verizon service provider. The HP ProBook 6550b comes bundled with ProtectTools Security Manager, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP SpareKey, One-Step Logon, Setup Password, TPM 1.2 Embedded Security Chip, TPM Enhanced DriveLock, HP Disk Sanitizer, lock slot, support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools, and is pre-installed with HP Recovery Manager (available with Windows 7 or Vista only), HP Support Assistant (available with Windows 7 or Vista only), HP ProtectTools Security Manager, HP ProtectTools for Central Management, HP Quick Launch Buttons Software, HP QuickLook 3, HP QuickWeb, HP Power Assistant, HP Connection Manager 3.1, HP Wireless Assistant, HP DayStarter, McAfee Total Protection (60 day trial), Intervideo WinDVD – DVD Player (select models), Roxio Creator Business (select models), HP Webcam Software (select models), Skype, and WinZip 14 day trial.

Features

The HP ProBook 6550b is a notebook that features HP 3D DriveGuard which locks the hard drive head in place in the event of a fall or drop to protect the data within from damage. Weighing 5.0 lb, the notebook features a 14.0-inch diagonal HD LED display, and is powered by user’s choice of Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core and Core i7, i5 and i3 dual-core processors with optional vPro Technology. The notebook also features dual-pointing devices which include a choice of a touchpad or a touchpad with optional pointstick based on personal preference. It allows users to access e-mail without fully booting up using HP QuickLook 3 and get online with HP QuickWeb, and sensitive electronics is protected while working on the full-size, spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and calculator button. The notebook also allows users to expand capabilities with optional HP Universal Accessories including HP docking stations. The HP ProBook 6550b is an ENERGY STAR® qualified and EPEAT® Gold Registered device with a mercury-free LED display and HP Power Assistant.

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