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HP EliteBook 720 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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Take charge of your day with the HP EliteBook 720 G1 with Windows 8.1, 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5 processors, and innovative self-healing BIOS features from HP. The elegant thin and light... More
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The EliteBook 720 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 720 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 portable PC 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 across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 720.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 720 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 720 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 720 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. 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 across all laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 720.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

If the storage medium of this HP notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 720 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 720 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP EliteBook 720 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Light

Portable PCs of this spec and age have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 720 that we have checked, the weight of the EliteBook 720 of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2320439_price] (1.3kg).

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Narrow

The EliteBook 720 is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years (only 310 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720 have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 720 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 720 is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 720 range from 10" to 18".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 720 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 720 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 720 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP 255[plb_2554114_price] (320GB).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and 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 portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 720 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the HP EliteBook 720 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. The EliteBook 720 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 720 have maximum internal memories of between 8.1GB and 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 720

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 720 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire S3[plb_2647566_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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
DisplayPort
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8q51, hp j8q51e, hp j8q51ea, hp p243666, hp p243666p, hp j8q51eaa, hp j8q51eaab, hp j8q51eaabu
Barcodes 00888793763711, 00888793779668, 00888793779675, 00888793868218

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 720
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
£ 528.00
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Six Battery Cells
200MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Lenovo X1 Carbon vs HP EliteBook 720
Lenovo X1 Carbon
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
HP EliteBook 720
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
£ 1,417.20
Eight Battery Cells
1MB Bigger Processor Cache
1MB Bigger Cache Memory
Faster Processor Clock Speed
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

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HP ProBook 650 vs HP EliteBook 720
HP ProBook 650
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 720
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
£ 859.72
50% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Three More Battery Cells
244GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
44% Faster Processor Clock Speed
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