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HP EliteBook 850 G1
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HP EliteBook 850 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Feb 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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13 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops manufactured by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook 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 850 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years 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 EliteBook 850 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Quite Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 13 hours, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 G1 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T440p (13.2h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 G1, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 850 G1's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 850 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has 32 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 850 G1 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 850 G1.

Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 G1.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 14 5000 (2GHz).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G1 (1.9kg).

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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)
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
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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
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
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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 Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro 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 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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h5g37eaabu
Barcodes 00888182079102, 00888182079126, 00888182079171, 00888182103579, 00888182103630, 00888182178140, 00888182762264

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