HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC

Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Pros: Excellent security features; Quiet; Powerful Cons: Screen is washed out and is too flexible Overall Rating: 9 / 10 Price: $899.00 The HP ProBook 6560b at first glance is not distinguishable from other laptops. However, this business rugged machine was designed for ...

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