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HP G62-455DX Review – Core i3-350M Laptop

February 7th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

HP has come up with another sleek laptop that is good at everyday computing tasks. This laptop is named as HP G62-455DX. This notebook features a prism design in biscotti. This laptop is powered through Intel Core i3-350M, a dual core 2.26 GHz processor with 3 MB L3 Cache. HP G62-455DX comes with 4 GB RAM and 500 GB Hard Disk.

This laptop definitely comes under budget laptops basing on its lowest price. This would be a best choice for the people that are looking for a best performance laptop at lowest price. This lowest price from computer giant HP should be definitely appreciated. Even when it is priced competitively, the HP G62-455DX comes with an HDMI port that you can use to display the content of the notebook on a LCD HDTV.

Intel Core i3-350M processor Details:

This Intel Core i3-350M processor, that powers the HP G62-455DX is a lower-middle class Dual-Core CPU for notebooks and this processor is clocked at 2.26GHz. This processor is lacking Turbo Boost overclocking if compared with Core i5-430M processor. Also, there is no VT-d and AES too along with missing Trusted Execution functions. Each core of this processor is based on Nehalem micro-architecture. The Hyper Threading ability with this processor will enable the CPU to handle four threads at a single time.

This processor got one integrated graphics card as GMA HD along with memory controllers. Both are made in 45nm process, but on separate die. Here, it is important to learn that the CPU is made on 32nm process.

HP G62-455DX Pros:

• Most inexpensive notebook.
• It has integrated Intel GMA HD graphics card.
• It has webcam.
• Outstanding battery backup.

HP G62-455DX Cons:

• Not suitable for gaming.
• No Bluetooth.
• No ExpressCard slot.



This laptop is powered through Intel Core i3-350M processor that is clocked 2.26GHz. It has Hyper Threading ability and comes with 3MB L3 cache too.

System memory:

This laptop comes with 4GB DDR3 RAM and this can be enhanced up to 8GB successfully.

Hard drive:

Hard drive of this laptop is 500GB HDD which spins at 5400 rpm.

Optical Drive:

This laptop is arranged with an optical drive that can Read and write CDs and DVS in multiple formats with Double-Layer support.


The screen size of this laptop is 15.6-inches with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The display type is HD BrightView LED Display.

Graphics Engine:

This laptop comes with Intel GMA 4500M Graphics engine with dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.


For networking needs this laptop got 10/100 Ethernet LAN and 802.11 b/g/n for wireless connectivity.


HP G62-455DX comes with a webcam along with integrated microphone.


HP G62-455DX is arranged with one 6-cell Lithium-ion battery which offers 5-hours battery backup for the notebook.

Additional ports:

This laptop comes with three USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI output port, one headphone jack, one microphone jack and one 5-in-1 integrated card reader.

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  1. Klegson Stiles
    July 11th, 2012 at 00:44 | #1

    can the graphics card be changed…