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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 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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HP Elitebook 840 G3 Review
HP Elitebook 840: Quick Review

14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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 laptops of this type and age.

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 840 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 950MHz. 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.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and 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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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

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

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Average Screen Size

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

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2776436_price] (15.5").

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Specification

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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
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PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
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
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
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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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
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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
Recovery 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
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Intel Virtualization Technology

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 t7n25, hp h9w19, hp n8q14, hp m5j22, hp i56300, hp i55300, hp i55200, hp m5j22u, hp t7n25a, hp h9w19e, hp n8q14e, hp p220152, hp m5j22up, hp p221532, hp p235708, hp p243674, hp t7n25aw, hp h9w19ea, hp p235809, hp n8q14ea, hp i56300u, hp p243685, hp i55300u, hp i55200u, hp p243699, hp p243674p, hp t7n25awa, hp h9w19eaa, hp p235809p, hp p243685p
Barcodes 00725184078354, 00889296302742, 00889296349884, 00889296349891, 00889296367888, 00889296404590, 00889296404606, 00889296976295, 00889296997238, 00889296997245, 00889296997252, 04053162889477

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