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HP 340 G1

HP 340 G1 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. At 2 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the 340 G1.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 340 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 340 G1.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the HP 340 G1 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 340 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP 340 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 340 G1 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP 340 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The HP 340 G1 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 340 G1. Across all the laptops of this age and type the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 3000 (£328.84) (1.8GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The HP 340 G1 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 340 G1. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 14" portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo T420 (£229.90) which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. The HP 340 G1 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The HP 340 G1 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 41 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 340 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 340 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP 340 G1 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the 340 G1.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP 340 G1 is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops that were launched around the same time as the 340 G1 is 5,900 RPM. The HP 340 G1 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 340 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the 340 G1.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP 340 G1 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This HP laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 340 G1.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the HP 340 G1 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 340 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888182336786, 00888182336939, 08881823367868, 08881823369398

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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Bigger Total Storage Capacity
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