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HP EliteBook 840

HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

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 portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 11GB. The EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 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 of this type and age. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 (12GB).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released 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 similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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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 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. 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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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840, the HP 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 laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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6 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 EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the EliteBook 820 (£1,239.13) (2.3GHz), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£529.99) (2.3GHz) both from HP.

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (£884.99) (508GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,156.63) (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (£969.99) (15.5").

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (£1,427.56) (1.8kg).

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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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
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
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp i56300, hp i56300u

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Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Three More Battery Cells
1 Newer PCI Express Slot Version
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory

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