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HP Elitebook 820 G1

HP Elitebook 820 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 820 G1 industry leading thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Four SATA Connectors

The HP Elitebook 820 G1 has more SATA connectors than most of the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 820 G1. This HP portable PC is a four SATA connector laptop compared to most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago which only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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

The Elitebook 820 G1 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Elitebook 820 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,000 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 820 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Elitebook 820 G1 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 820 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a front camera including the HP ProBook 450[plb_2643392_price], the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2875930_price], or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2960584_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Elitebook 820 G1's hard drive speed is one of the fastest amongst laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Elitebook 820 G1 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. The Elitebook 820 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs that were released one year ago (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 820 G1 is 360mm. At only 310 millimeters, the Elitebook 820 G1 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook 820 G1.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 820 G1 that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the HP Elitebook 820 G1's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Elitebook 820 G1 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 820 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 which have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2854767_price].

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Elitebook 820 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 820 G1 range from 11" to 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2697619_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Aspire V3-371[pl_2966636_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the Aspire V3-331[pl_2917776_price] (13.3" and cheaper) both from Acer or the Lenovo E31-70[plb_3305792_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it. 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price], or the DELL Vostro 15[plb_2876193_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Elitebook 820 G1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2749075_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2751294_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 14 3440[plb_3015996_price] (1.9GHz and higher rated); or the E50-70[pl_2973251_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper), or the E31-70[pl_3305792_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Elitebook 820 G1 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Satellite C50-B[pl_2256586_price], or the Satellite C50-B[pl_2319230_price] both from Toshiba.

If this HP notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the T450[pl_2899072_price] (8GB), or the Z51-70[pl_3375574_price] (8GB) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Elitebook 820 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 820 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2790626_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Elitebook 820 G1 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Elitebook 820 G1 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. The Elitebook 820 G1 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 820 G1 is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Elitebook 820 G1 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G1.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 820 G1

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Elitebook 820 G1.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Elitebook 820 G1 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], and the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2746933_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this HP laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the X555LA[pl_2947144_price] (1TB), or the X555LA[pl_2947788_price] (1TB) both from Asus or the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (512GB) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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)
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
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 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Latitude 12 7000 vs Elitebook 820 G1

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs HP Elitebook 820 G1
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2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
HP Elitebook 820 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
£ 798.98
Vastly Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Vastly Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Faster Processor Clock Speed
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50MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Lenovo T430 vs HP Elitebook 820 G1

Lenovo T430 vs HP Elitebook 820 G1
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP Elitebook 820 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
£
450MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Six Battery Cells
0.9GHz Faster Processor Clock Speed
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Smaller Total Storage Capacity

Inspiron 17 5749 vs Elitebook 820 G1

DELL Inspiron 17 5749 vs HP Elitebook 820 G1
DELL Inspiron 17 5749
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
HP Elitebook 820 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
£ 728.04
14.26GB Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
4GB Bigger Internal Memory
500GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
50% Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Two Less USB 3.0 Ports
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