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HP 240 G3

HP 240 G3 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Aug 2015
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 320 megahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 240 G3.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 240 G3 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and type. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 240 G3 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3, the HP 240 G3 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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19 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At only 600 megahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3 is 600MHz and the fastest is 900MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB.

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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The HP 240 G3 is a two SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3 have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 240 G3 is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 240 G3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 240 G3 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 240 G3.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have a full-size keyboard, however the HP 240 G3 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3 that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the HP 240 G3 of only 1.6 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 240 G3 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops that are a comparable age to the 240 G3 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP 240 G3 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 240 G3 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 240 G3 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 240 G3 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. The HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 240 G3 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this type and age is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 240 G3 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. The HP 240 G3 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 240 G3.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 240 G3

Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 240 G3 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the T450s (512GB), or the X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 240 G3 has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3.

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Average Weight

The HP 240 G3 has a fairly average weight (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 3450 (£369.90) (1.9kg).

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Execution Unit
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel Secure Boot
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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