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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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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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12 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews 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 commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec 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 portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age 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 HP EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this age and type is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Vostro 15[pl_2876193_price], or the Latitude 12 E5250[pl_2697619_price] both from DELL or the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2930617_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to 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 were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Light

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of this type and age (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (1.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Vostro 15[pl_2876193_price], or the Latitude 12 E5250[pl_2697619_price] both from DELL or the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2930617_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price], or the Medion Akoya E6415[plb_2882074_price].

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the ProBook 450[pl_2643392_price] (SSD), or the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017136_price] (SSD) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad E550[plb_2870445_price] (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price]; or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2447697_price] are also worth considering.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smallest discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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6 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

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price].

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the X250[pl_2979047_price] (2.3GHz), or the Z51-70[pl_3375574_price] (2.4GHz) both from Lenovo or the HP ZBook 14 G2[plb_3017136_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B[plb_2256586_price], or the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2749075_price].

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Aspire E5-772[pl_2984402_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the Aspire E5-573[pl_3010583_price] (1TB and cheaper) both from Acer.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 14" portable PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 640[plb_2735407_price] is also worth considering.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E50-70[plb_2973251_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the Fujitsu LifeBook A555[plb_2999036_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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
PCI Express Configuration
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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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
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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 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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Password Protection
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Cable Lock Slot
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp m7d41, hp i55200, hp m7d41u, hp i55200u, hp m7d41up, hp m7d41upa, hp m7d41upab, hp m7d41upabu

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See How Other Laptops Compare to the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 840 G2

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 840 G2
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP EliteBook 840 G2
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 1,269.95 £734.52
350MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
A Lot Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Six Battery Cells
Newer PCI Express Slot Version
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory

Inspiron 17 5749 vs EliteBook 840 G2

DELL Inspiron 17 5749 vs HP EliteBook 840 G2
DELL Inspiron 17 5749
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
HP EliteBook 840 G2
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 728.08 £734.52
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
500GB Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
1GB Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
25% Bigger Processor Cache
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Only One USB 3.0 Port

Inspiron 15 5000 vs EliteBook 840 G2

DELL Inspiron 15 5000 vs HP EliteBook 840 G2
DELL Inspiron 15 5000
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
HP EliteBook 840 G2
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 450.00 £734.52
500GB Bigger Hard Drive Capacity
Bigger Total Storage Capacity
1GB Bigger Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
25% Bigger Processor Cache
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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