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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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The HP EliteBook 850 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive around the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 3,456 expert and user reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 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 EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched 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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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 850 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 850 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 6.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type. 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850 is 15". The HP EliteBook 850 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-791G[plb_3000372_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 850 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850, the EliteBook 850 has a front camera.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The HP EliteBook 850 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 850 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the EliteBook 850 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 850 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850 is 3.1MB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 that we have assessed, the processor cache of the HP EliteBook 850 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the HP EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 is 550GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 2.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 850 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 850 over two years ago.

Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2775903_price] (1.8kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Hard Drive
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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The EliteBook 850 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany. Apart from slightly faster and more efficient processors, the second generation of the EliteBook 850 has barely any noteworthy innovations...

12 June 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops...

Removable bottom panel
Dual pointing devices
Windows 7 Professional
Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades
Conforms to MIL-STD 810 specs for durability
No touch screen
Oddly placed rubber bumpers
Battery life lags
Card reader tricky to access
Speakers lack bass
31 January 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life...

1 October 2013

HP presented a large number of new notebooks today aimed at the business segment. They're all part of the existing ProBook and EliteBook series from HP. According to Herbert Koeck, managing... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Anonymous

It is a great laptop that is much lighter than the previous models and it works well with the new style of docking station also...

Great light-weight laptop with nice performance
It doesn't have a numeric pad for some reason

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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