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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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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... More
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HP Elitebook 840 G3 Review
HP Elitebook 840: Quick Review

15 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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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.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 is 550GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7[plb_2867731_price] (1.1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 840 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

The average weight of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price].

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2735185_price] (1.6kg).

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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 similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age which 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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

Alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the Asus X551MAV[plb_2737195_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (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 the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 840.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

We compared all the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
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
HDMI Port
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 VPro Technology
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(6)
1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

7 March 2016

HP EliteBook 840 G3HP EliteBook 840 G3 to bardzo elegancki i do?? solidny ultrabook biznesowy. Jego u?ytkownikom powinna spodoba? si? praktycznie bezg?o?na praca bez obci??enia. Bardzo dobrze...

3 April 2015

No sin defectos. El EliteBook estaba bien para empezar y ha sido mejorado ligeramente gracias al procesador Broadwell, lo que resultó en una duración de batería mayor debido a un menor consumo... Read more…

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29 March 2015

Pro + Stabiles Gehäuse + Gute Verarbeitung + Hervorragende Eingabegeräte + Hohe Anwendungsleistung + Lange Akkulaufzeiten + Freier M.2-Steckplatz + Auf die Aufnahme eines LTE-/3G-Modems...

7 April 2015

Non privo di pecche. L'EliteBook è stato un buon punto di partenza ed è stato leggermente migliorato con l'aggiunta del processore Broadwell, ottenendo così una maggiore autonomia grazie ai... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 1tb32, hp h9v82, hp n6q23, hp n6q23e, hp 1tb32g, hp i55200, hp h9v82e, hp p221833, hp p232394, hp 1tb32gb, hp i55200u, hp h9v82ea, hp n6q23ea, hp hddh9v82, hp h9v82eaa, hp n6q23eaa, hp p221833p, hp p232394p, hp hddn6q23, hp hddn6q23e, hp hddh9v82e, hp h9v82eaab, hp n6q23eaab, hp hddn6q23ea, hp hddh9v82ea, hp h9v82eaabu, hp n6q23eaabu, hp hddn6q23eaa, hp hddh9v82eaa, hp hddn6q23eaab
Barcodes 00889296248224, 00889296300281, 00889296300298, 00889296349754, 00889296349761, 00889296349778, 00889296367826, 00889296403814, 00889296403821, 00889894201041

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 14"
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