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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 expert and user reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews 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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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

Most portable PCs of this spec and age 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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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. In addition, this notebook PC 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 type and age.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.3GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

Laptops of this age and type have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The EliteBook 840 G1 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) 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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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1. The hard drive speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|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 notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and 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 frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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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 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

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

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 (15.6") which is also higher rated.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
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
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
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers f1n94eaacb
Barcodes 00888182757475, 00888182757482, 00888182827628

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