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HP EliteBook 740
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HP EliteBook 740 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The HP EliteBook 740 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive around the office. Work with confidence, stay connected, and enjoy a range of security and manageability features... More
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10 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,456 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 740 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 740 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 740.

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

The EliteBook 740 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 740 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 EliteBook 740 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 740, the EliteBook 740 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 740 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 740 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 740 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 740 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 740 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 740 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2735185_price] (1.6kg), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729373_price] (1.6kg).

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 740 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 740 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and type. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 740 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 740 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 740

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 740.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 740.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 740.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 740 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 740 has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 740.

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Specification

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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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Memory
Internal Memory
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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
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
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)
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
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Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8v03, hp j8v03u, hp j8v03ut
Barcodes 08892962117160

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