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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

At 15.25 hours, the EliteBook 840 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo L440 (21h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (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 the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

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Light

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1 (1.6kg).

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the EliteBook 840 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 8440p (250GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa (£399.99) (2.1GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the HP 250 (£379.99) (15.6").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Video
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
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp e3w30, hp e3w30u, j5q23utaba, hp e3w30ut, hp e3w30uta, hp e3w30utab, hp e3w30utaba
Barcodes 00888793461785, 08887934617854

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