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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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22 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 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 highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] (2.6GHz), or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price], or the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price] both from LG or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885455_price] (SSD), or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price], or the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2737187_price].

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Across all laptops of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2831281_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017135_price], or the EliteBook 840[pl_2822530_price] both from HP.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might want to look at including the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2737187_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2350979_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885642_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 is quite light (only 1.6 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. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] (1.6kg and cheaper).

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Quite Big Cache Memory

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger cache memories (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The cache memories of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 that we have checked the processor cache of, the EliteBook 840's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average processor cache of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2831281_price], or the Vostro 14 5000[pl_2428047_price] both from DELL or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] which is also cheaper.

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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 portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

We compared all the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the ProBook 430[pl_2783787_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the ProBook 650[pl_2877744_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Lenovo T440[plb_3016164_price] (500GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 is 15". The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2701503_price] which is cheaper.

If this HP portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (15.6" and higher rated); or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2784001_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three 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 have been available for around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 over two years ago.

Specification

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Form Factor
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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
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
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
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
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
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Power
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Security
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Energy Star Certified
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Product Identifiers

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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 i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 889.00 £1,101.60
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Three More Battery Cells
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
4GB Smaller Internal Memory

DELL XPS 13 vs HP EliteBook 840

DELL XPS 13 vs HP EliteBook 840
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
HP EliteBook 840
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 949.99 £1,101.60
Hugely Better Review from Pcworld.com_techhive.com
Fifty-Five More Awards
A Little Better User Reviews
Considerably Better Review from Techzilla.it
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Lenovo L540 vs HP EliteBook 840

Lenovo L540 vs HP EliteBook 840
Lenovo L540
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 840
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
£ 668.30 £1,101.60
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Three More Battery Cells
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
244GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Smaller Internal Memory
Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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