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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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This elegantly designed HP EliteBook is our thinnest business Ultrabook yet. The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 is packed with enterprise-class features like docking capability and premier security to... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 12 hours, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The battery lifes of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 2h to 4,400h.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst similar spec notebook 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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the HP 255[plb_2554114_price] (320GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

If this HP notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2846285_price] (15.6").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
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
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
DisplayPort
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
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 Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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 TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5f67, hp h5f67e, hp h5f67ea, hp h5f67ear
Barcodes 00888793039403, 08887930394032

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