The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management...
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HP is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core laptops.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 (£980.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP EliteBook 840 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.
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Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 940g to 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The EliteBook 840 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 have hard drive speeds of between 5,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.
Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 250GB and the biggest is 2TB.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this age and spec.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The HP EliteBook 840 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. Across all portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the Wi-Fi standard ranges from 802.11ad to 802.11n.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.
Very Small Internal Memory
The EliteBook 840 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6GB.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 1.7GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Average Screen Size
The EliteBook 840 has a relatively average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840.
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