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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jun 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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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

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 laptops of this age and spec.

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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.

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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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2. The hard drive speeds of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 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 laptops of this age and type.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 is 2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

There are a number of alternative 1.6kg heavy laptops currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 13 (£229.00).

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 740 (£684.02) (1.6kg), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£870.00) (1.6kg).

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

If this HP laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba C55 (6GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Acer Travelmate TMP645-S (£931.20) (2.4GHz), or the HP ProBook 450 G2 (£741.06) (2.4GHz).

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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 laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (512GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (£1,210.04) (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Full HD
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
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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 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
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Lifebook U745 vs EliteBook 840 G2

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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