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HP 240 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Jan 2015
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5 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 user and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 290MHz. The HP 240 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (313 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240, the HP 240 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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18 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the HP 240 of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 240 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the HP 240 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 240 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 240 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the HP 240 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 240 is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 240 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The HP 240 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 750 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 240 is 750MHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 that we have checked, the internal memory of the HP 240 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 350 G2[plb_2889567_price] (4GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 240 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 240 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The HP 240 has a very small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 240. The processor caches of laptops that were released one year ago range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP 240 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 240 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 240 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 240 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 240 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 240 that we have assessed, the maximum turbo frequency of the HP 240 of only 2.41 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 240

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 240 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 240 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2739272_price] (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 240 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 240.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2776436_price] (15.5").

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP 240 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 240.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 15[plb_2529933_price] (2kg), or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] (2kg).

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Bluetooth
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel 64
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Intel Visual Technology

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