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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The EliteBook 720 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The EliteBook 720 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 720 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).
SSD Storage Medium
The EliteBook 720 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 720.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the EliteBook 720 has a front camera.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
Most laptops of this type and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook 720 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.
The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The EliteBook 720 is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 720 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2699671_price] (1.4kg).
Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 720 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook 720 is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 720 amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The EliteBook 720 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 720 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".
If this HP notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31[plb_2760840_price] (13.1").
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The EliteBook 720 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 720
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 720.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 720 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_2897415_price] (2.3GHz).
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
The EliteBook 720 has a relatively average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 720.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
200U, I5-5200U, 520
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
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
DTS Studio Sound
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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)