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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 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

13 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have between one and 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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This HP portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

The average weight of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 amongst portable PCs of this age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year 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.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650[plb_2877744_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size 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 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
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
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
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
Discrete 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
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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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Fingerprint Reader
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
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 m5j22, hp h9w19, hp t7n25, hp h9w19e, hp t7n25a, hp i56300, hp m5j22u, hp i55200, hp i55300, hp p243674, hp p220152, hp t7n25aw, hp i56300u, hp p243685, hp p221532, hp m5j22up, hp i55200u, hp p243699, hp p235708, hp i55300u, hp p235809, hp h9w19ea, hp p235809p, hp ssdt7n25, hp h9w19eaa, hp p243674p, hp p220152p, hp t7n25awa, hp ssdm5j22, hp p243685p
Barcodes 00889296177296, 00889296177302, 00889296177746, 00889296218449, 00889296218623, 00889296303558, 00889296367987, 00889296404750, 08892962184490

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