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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

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 for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age 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 notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 is AMD C and the best is 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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Light

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (1.6kg).

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Laptops that were launched more than two years ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 that we have checked the hard drive speed of, the EliteBook 840 G1's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 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 frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable 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 notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider 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 frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar 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 that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 G1 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price] (2.13GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
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
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 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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g26, hp h5g26e, hp h5g26et
Barcodes 00888182048276, 00888182048283, 00888182048313, 00888182048344, 00888182113004, 00888182113011, 00888182113028

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