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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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 portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a very long battery life (15.25 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1. Across all the laptops of this age and spec the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440 (17h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as 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 actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 also have a front camera.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and type (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1 (1.6kg).

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the EliteBook 840 G1's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the EliteBook 840 G1.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory 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 G1.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (6GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1.

Other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (2GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888182141861, 00888182223826

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