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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Mar 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 Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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 manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 that we have checked the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the EliteBook 840's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 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

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of this age and spec processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017135_price], and the EliteBook 840[pl_2783772_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783814_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 14GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Light

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter laptops that were released one year ago amongst portable PCs of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.3kg heavy laptops and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783850_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2778541_price] (1.4kg), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2783799_price] (1.3kg).

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Price Has Increased by £139.29

The EliteBook 840 has increased in price by £139.29 in the last 60 days.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2831281_price], or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable 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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo T450[plb_2903125_price].

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the LG 13Z940[plb_2362386_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the ProBook 450 G2[pl_2949831_price] (15.6"), or the ProBook 450[pl_2870447_price] (15.6") both from HP or the Lenovo T550[plb_2966418_price] (15.6").

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Very 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], and the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2823389_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783772_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 range from 1.8GHz to 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 similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

There are a number of alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price], or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2747169_price].

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2866951_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper) both from DELL or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper).

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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 commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2851056_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Specification

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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
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA 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
Included Driver
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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
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Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers t9x22et, hp w781, hp t9x22, hp f1q48, hp win81, hp l8t40, t9x22eta, hp w781p, hp n6q67, hp p0c57, hp e7m73, t9x22eaa, hp n6q34, hp l8t40e, t9x22etab, hp n6q67e, hp p0c57u, hp e7m73p, t9x22eaab, hp n6q34e, hp i55200, hp t9x22e, hp f1q48e, hp i56200, hp win81p, hp p220154, hp 500gb32, t9x22eaabu, hp n6q34ea, hp i55200u
Barcodes 00889296551430, 00889894306128, 00889894306135, 00889894450906, 00889894898289, 00889899051795, 00889899728239

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HP 250 G3 vs HP EliteBook 840

HP 250 G3 vs HP EliteBook 840
HP 250 G3
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 840
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 294.80
User Reviews Are Marginally Better
Bigger Screen Size
One Month Newer
50MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Three Less USB 3.0 Ports

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 840

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 840
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP EliteBook 840
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 889.00
350MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Six Battery Cells
Newer PCI Express Slot Version
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Lenovo X250 vs HP EliteBook 840

Lenovo X250 vs HP EliteBook 840
Lenovo X250
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 12.5"
HP EliteBook 840
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 371.80
Bigger Internal Memory
1MB Bigger Processor Cache
Newer by Three Months
0.5GHz Faster Maximum Turbo Frequency
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
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