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11 Reasons For
We checked 2,224 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core laptops.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago also have a front camera.
Laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have weights of between 940g and 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.
If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Stream 13 (1.6kg).
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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
Medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have hard drive speeds of between 5,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of laptops of this age and spec is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB. When compared to other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 that we have assessed, the EliteBook 840 G2's hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.
Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2. Portable PCs of this type and age have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of between 8GB and 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 590GB.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The EliteBook 840 G2 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 ranges from 802.11ad to 802.11n.
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 have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count portable PC.
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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 1.7GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 840 G2.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2.
If this medium processor core portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Travelmate TMP645-S (2.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z50 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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Recovery Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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 Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Manufacturer Part Numbers
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