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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1. The lightest comparable spec laptop that has been on the market for more than two years is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (1.6kg).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 3GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

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 medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age 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.

If the storage medium of this 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) 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 want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price] (2.13GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If this HP notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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
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
Installed SSD
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Headphone Connection
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
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 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 FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p243657, hp p243657p
Barcodes 00887758704059, 00887758704066, 00888182048269, 00888182048689, 00888182112816, 00888182112823, 00888182112939, 00888182113240, 00888182177556, 00888182178058, 00888182178249, 00888182298329, 00888182462478, 08877587040598, 08877587040666

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