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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the longest battery lifes (15.25 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo T440[plb_2073095_price] (17h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This HP laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP 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 amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this HP notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 this spec and age also have a front camera.

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Light

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G1 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (1.6kg).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059670_price] (320GB).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average screen size of laptops of this type and age is 15".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

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

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2699090_price] (2GHz), or the Latitude 15 E5550[pl_2664006_price] (2GHz) both from DELL.

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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
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
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
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
Performance
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
Battery Cell Count
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e3w32uaaba, hp p236808, j2l64uaaba, hp p236808p, j2l64ua#aba, j2l63ua#aba
Barcodes 00888182064962, 08881820649622, 08887931657754, 08887931657990

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