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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 850 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise... More
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 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 850 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 850 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 850 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this spec and age. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The EliteBook 850 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_1628618_price].

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 850 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the XPS 13[pl_1304263_price], the XPS 13[pl_2618156_price], or the XPS 13[pl_1304263_price] all from DELL which is cheaper.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 850 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the EliteBook 840[pl_2336483_price], and the Zbook 14[pl_2618493_price] both from HP or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855461_price] is also worth considering.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 850 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 850 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 850 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 do have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the EliteBook 840[pl_2336483_price], or the 14[pl_2320408_price] both from HP or the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855461_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The EliteBook 850 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850.

We compared all the other 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_1994696_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the 14[pl_2470279_price] (500GB), or the EliteBook 840[pl_2584498_price] (500GB) both from HP or the Lenovo X240[plb_2967082_price] (500GB) which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 850 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the EliteBook 850 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Inspiron 15[pl_2145463_price], or the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2528163_price] both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2336483_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

We compared this laptop to all the other 2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2417241_price], and the HP ProBook 450[plb_2342495_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2856335_price] (2.1GHz and cheaper), the Lenovo X240[plb_2967082_price] (2.1GHz and cheaper), or the Asus Zenbook UX301LA[plb_2964654_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 850 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative 15.6" laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include the Inspiron 15[pl_2145525_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2145463_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2515489_price] (17.3"), or the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2549655_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the EliteBook 850 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 850.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the ThinkPad T440[pl_2417689_price] (1.8kg), or the T440[pl_2170115_price] (1.8kg) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
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Wireless LAN Connection
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SmartCard Slot
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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
Operating System/software
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Recovery Operating System
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect 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
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8r65, hp i75600, hp j8r65e, j8q71eaakd, hp p243639, hp j8r65ea, hp p233679, j8q75eauug, hp p234889, hp p235811, j8q75eaabu, hp i75600u, hp p240525, hp p230499, hp p232415, hp p235811p, hp p240525p, hp p230499p, hp p232415p, hp p243639p, hp j8r65eaa, hp p233679p, hp p234889p, hp j8r65eaab, hp j8r65eaabu, hp i75600u8gb256, hp i75600u8gb256g, hp i75600u8gb256gb, hewlettpackard t9x36, hewlettpackard t9x36e
Barcodes 00888793676769, 00888793676776, 00888793676783, 00888793676790, 00888793956939, 00889296033295

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