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HP EliteBook 850 G2
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HP EliteBook 850 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

£1,379.98
£899.00 £480.98 cheaper than 16 days ago
2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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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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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP EliteBook 850 G2 which has 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 G2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 850 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this spec and age is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 850 G2 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a similar type and 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 850 G2.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

Other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the XPS 13[pl_2705334_price], or the Latitude 12 E7250[pl_2885455_price] both from DELL or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2960844_price].

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 850 G2 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This HP notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G2 processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850 G2, the EliteBook 850 G2 has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price].

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the X1 Carbon[pl_3046926_price], or the ThinkPad T450[pl_2771075_price] both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 850 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 850 G2 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 G2.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 G2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G2. The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G2 is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 850 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago do have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price].

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 850 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price], or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729360_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 850 G2 has one of the smallest discrete graphics adapter memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G2 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 850 G2 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G2 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Expensive

We checked 306 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago and they range in price from £149 to £3,405. We think that this medium processor core notebook PC looks expensive compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 850 G2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 G2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G2.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the ProBook 650[pl_2877744_price], the EliteBook 840[pl_2783772_price], or the 15[pl_2747148_price] all from HP.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T550[plb_2966418_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 850 G2 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G2.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885642_price].

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 850 G2 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the HP 15[plb_2747148_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

The EliteBook 850 G2 has a fairly average weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2949230_price] (1.8kg and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2831281_price] (1.8kg and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 G2 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 850 G2.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_2980614_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_3006284_price] (500GB and cheaper) or the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (500GB and higher rated).

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Specification

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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
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Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
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Battery
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Power
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Fingerprint Reader
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 5500, hp 64bi, hp j8r67, hp 64bit, hp 5500u, hp j8r65, hp j8r65e, hp j8r67e, hp j8r65ea, hp p232415, hp p233679, hp p219334, hp j8r67ea, hp p234889, hp p235811, hp p230499, hp p234889p, hp p235811p, hp p230499p, hp j8r65eaa, hp p232415p, hp ssdj8r67, hp p233679p, hp p219334p, hp j8r67eaa, hp j8r65eaab, hp ssdj8r67e, hp j8r67eaab
Barcodes 00889296177265, 00889296177272, 00889296177289, 00889296367697, 00889296405214, 00889894188656, 00889894200976, 00889894317889

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See How Other Laptops Compare to the HP EliteBook 850 G2

Lifebook U745 vs EliteBook 850 G2

Fujitsu Lifebook U745 vs HP EliteBook 850 G2
Fujitsu Lifebook U745
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 12GB 512GB SSD 14"
HP EliteBook 850 G2
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 1,149.00 £899.00
Two More Awards
1 Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
256GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Moderately Lower Expert Review Score
A Lot Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

Latitude 14 E7450 vs EliteBook 850 G2

DELL Latitude 14 E7450 vs HP EliteBook 850 G2
DELL Latitude 14 E7450
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
HP EliteBook 850 G2
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 942.21 £899.00
Vastly Newer Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
1 Newer Intel TSX-NI Version
Four Battery Cells
270g Lighter
8GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Expert Review Rating is Slightly Worse

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 850 G2

Lenovo T430 vs HP EliteBook 850 G2
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP EliteBook 850 G2
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
£ 1,269.95 £899.00
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Three More Battery Cells
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory
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