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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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11 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs 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 G2 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This HP portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 G2 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most laptops of a comparable age and spec 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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 the most commonly 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 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 G2 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC that was released more than a year ago is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783772_price] (1.6kg).

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 16GB to 2TB. The EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the T450s[pl_2967417_price] (180GB), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2993340_price] (180GB) both from Lenovo.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 840 G2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T550[plb_2954049_price] (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
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
USB 3.0 Port
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 VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Security
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p233655, hp p233655p

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