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HP EliteBook 820 G1

HP EliteBook 820 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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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 Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 820 G1 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. This HP portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Laptops of this type and age processor families range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think the Acer Aspire V5-572G which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 820 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 also have a front camera.

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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 laptops of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and spec amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 G1 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the EliteBook 820 G1 (1.3kg), the EliteBook 820 G1 (1.3kg), or the Elitebook 820 (1.3kg) all from HP.

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Narrow

The EliteBook 820 G1 is one of the narrower comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 310 millimeters) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The EliteBook 820 G1 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 G1 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 8440p (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Toshiba Z30 (13.3"), or the DELL XPS 13 (13.3").

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop 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 laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 G1 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 G1, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the EliteBook 820 G1.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant 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 My WiFi 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 Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f1n46eaaby, f1n46eaacb
Barcodes 00888182587911, 00888182627662, 00888182627679, 00888182757451

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5"
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