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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Feb 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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12 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 laptop.

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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 most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including a cheaper portable PC such as the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price], or the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price] both from LG or the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2870445_price] or you might consider a better rated portable PC such as the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2870622_price], or the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2870622_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2841727_price], or the LG 13Z940[plb_2362386_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the HP ProBook 450[plb_2784026_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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Very Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The EliteBook 840 is quite light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781602_price] (1.3kg and cheaper).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. 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 medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price], or the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2851056_price] both from DELL.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the X250[pl_2899232_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the E550[pl_2965755_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 has a quite small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 11", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We compared this portable PC to all the other 14" notebook PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP 14[plb_2583598_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3339010_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840. The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 6.3GB.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2701503_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 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.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2851056_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2515194_price] both from DELL which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. The EliteBook 840 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the HP 14[plb_2583598_price].

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2794147_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper) both from DELL or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Specification

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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
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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Optical Drive
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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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h9w32, hp t9x25, hp n6q18, hp n6q18e, hp i55200, hp h9w32e, hp t9x25e, hp i56200, hp p235798, hp i55200u, hp h9w32et, hp p247729, hp t9x25et, hp i56200u, hp p232395, hp p236808, hp n6q18ea, hp t9x25eta, hp p232395p, hp p236808p, hp ssdn6q18, hp n6q18eaa, hp p235798p, hp h9w32eta, hp p247729p, apple i55200, hp ssdn6q18e, hp n6q18eaab, hp h9w32etab, hp t9x25etab
Barcodes 00889296367949, 00889296535089, 00889894201003

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
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A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Six Battery Cells
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Newer PCI Express Slot Version
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Older by Four Months

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Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 889.00 £591.00
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