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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 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and type.

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

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

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 0.12GB to 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.4GB. At 1.7 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the XPS 15[pl_1449794_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2706073_price] both from DELL or the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2515489_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Pavilion 17[pl_2515489_price], or the 8470p[pl_2830659_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] is also worth considering.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_1632805_price] (1.5kg and cheaper), or the Lenovo X230[plb_1465106_price] (1.5kg and cheaper).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP EliteBook 740[plb_2524806_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (SSD and higher rated) or the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L540[plb_2052780_price] (15.6" and cheaper), the DELL Inspiron 15 7000[plb_2073867_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2856335_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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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 that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to consider including the Inspiron 15[pl_2706073_price], or the XPS 13[pl_2417241_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1530282_price].

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Tecra A50[plb_1736253_price], the HP 8470p[plb_1546831_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_1632805_price].

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated) or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2133196_price] (750GB and cheaper), or the ProBook 450[pl_2350779_price] (750GB and cheaper) both from HP.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this portable PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price], the Lenovo X230[plb_1547944_price], and the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_1632805_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA[plb_2093524_price] (6GB), or the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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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 laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo X131e[plb_1492167_price].

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2676862_price] (2GHz), or the Inspiron 17 5748[pl_2549655_price] (2GHz) both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2367580_price] (2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Features
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Hard Drive Size
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
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
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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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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
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Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Lenovo X220 vs HP EliteBook 840 G1
Lenovo X220
2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
HP EliteBook 840 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 220.68
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User Reviews Are a Lot Better
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
8GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

ProBook 450 G1 vs EliteBook 840 G1

HP ProBook 450 G1 vs HP EliteBook 840 G1
HP ProBook 450 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 840 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 624.36
Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Three More Battery Cells
Two Less USB 3.0 Ports
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

LifeBook E754 vs EliteBook 840 G1

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 840 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 651.20
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Six Battery Cells
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Newer by Five Months
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
57% Smaller Total Storage Capacity
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