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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 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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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Four SATA Connectors

The EliteBook 850 has more SATA connectors than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850. Most of the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 only have between two and three SATA connectors, however this notebook PC has four SATA connectors.

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Four SATA III Connectors

The EliteBook 850 has more SATA III connectors than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however this notebook PC has four SATA III connectors.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The EliteBook 850 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) 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.

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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 portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 850 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 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 have been on the market for more than a year. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 850 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 850 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

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

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 850, the EliteBook 850 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 850 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 9.4GB. At 32 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a very big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 850 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC 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 a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 850 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook 850 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the EliteBook 850 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 37mAh and the biggest is 8,700mAh. At 4,504 milliamperes * hour, the EliteBook 850 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Narrow Power Adapter Width

With a power adapter width of only 106 millimeters, the EliteBook 850 has one of the narrower power adapter widths amongst laptops of this age. The narrowest power adapter width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 66mm and the widest is 490mm.

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Quite Short Power Adapter Height

The average power adapter height of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 850 is 31mm, and the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm. With a power adapter height of only 28 millimeters, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly short power adapter height compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850 is 11GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 2.1TB. When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850, the HP EliteBook 850's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1 gigabyte is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the HP EliteBook 850 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 650[plb_2877744_price] (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2942103_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The EliteBook 850 has a relatively typical weight (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 15[plb_2529933_price] (2kg), or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] (2kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down
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
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals 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
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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

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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

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