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HP Elitebook 1040 G2

HP Elitebook 1040 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Sep 2015
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Beauty runs deep on HP's thinnest enterprise-class 14-inch diagonal Ultrabook packed with impressive performance, security, and manageability features to help bring out your finest work. Windows... More
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16 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G2. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If this HP notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M2800[plb_2979877_price] (2.7GHz), or the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a better storage medium than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this age and type is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.2 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Elitebook 1040 G2 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Elitebook 1040 G2 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this type and age have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB.

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Light

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The Elitebook 1040 G2 is quite light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2, the Elitebook 1040 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G2. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (750GB).

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Specification

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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
2G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(8)
8 June 2015

HP's EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is a sleek and strong 14-inch business laptop that's lighter than the competition, but the touchpad falls flat...

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2. Test model provided by HP GermanyThe tested version of HP's EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 reaps in 3 points more in the total rating than the somewhat lower price of the G1...

Salée, l'addition. HP a (presque) réussi une mise-à-jour parfaite de son modèle haut-de-gamme. Le nouveau Folio est bien conçu, très fin et incorpore une dalle IPS tactile et un large... Read more…

24 September 2015

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 to bardzo elegancki, wytworzony z wysokogatunkowych materia?ów, solidny ultrabook wyposa?ony w niez?? matryc?. Jego kolejnymi atutami s?:...

Bright, vibrant display
Thinner and lighter than competition
Useful fingerprint scanner
First rate build
Classy yet unobtrusive
Touchpad has no tactile feedback
Expensive, given its performance
Extremely expensive (starting price)
Touchpad will not appeal to everyone
No DPHDMI adapter

Precio atrevido. En realidad, HP lo ha hecho casi todo bien con la renovación de su modelo premium y presenta un veloz ultrabook business bien diseñado y delgado con una pantalla táctil IPS y... Read more…

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2. Testgerät zur Verfügung gestellt von HP Deutschland.Dank IPS-Touchscreen schafft das HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 in der getesteten Variante eine um 3 Punkte höhere...

3 July 2015

Questo notebook compatto e leggero vanta la certificazione militare per la resistenza a urti e il funzionamento in condizioni ambientali critiche, un aspetto che fa comodo a chi non è disposto a... Read more…

6 June 2015

Prezzo esagerato. In effetti, HP ha fatto quasi tutto bene nell'aggiornamento del suo modello premium e presenta un insieme ben progettato, un ultrabook business molto sottile e veloce con un... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 6500, hp 64bit, hp 6500u
Barcodes 00889296279839, 00889296301660, 00889894346827, 00889894450920

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