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HP ProBook 4740s
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HP ProBook 4740s 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Your Business Partner. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, these notebooks are ideal for SMBs. They offer multimedia tools, easy-to-use security, aluminum casing for added protection and 43,9 cm (17.3")... More
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22 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 4740s that we have assessed, the PCI Express slot version of the HP ProBook 4740s of 3 is one of the newest. The oldest PCI Express slot version of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP ProBook 4740s has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 4740s. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Very Big Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 4740s is 15". When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 4740s, the screen size of the ProBook 4740s of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 4740s the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the ProBook 4740s has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 4740s.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 650[plb_2753866_price] (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 4740s supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This HP portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ProBook 4740s.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 10.5 hours, the HP ProBook 4740s has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ProBook 4740s. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ProBook 4740s the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook U554[plb_2356556_price] (11h and higher rated).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 4740s, the HP ProBook 4740s has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the ProBook 4740s has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 4740s the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ProBook 4740s has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 4740s.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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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 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32,768 megabytes, the ProBook 4740s has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 4740s. The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 4740s is 25GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ProBook 4740s have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP ProBook 4740s which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP ProBook 4740s which has eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the ProBook 4740s's battery capacity of 73 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

At 1.3 megapixels, the ProBook 4740s has a fairly high front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ProBook 4740s. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 4740s is 28MP.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and type is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. At 2,048 megabytes, the ProBook 4740s has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 4740s.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop 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 a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might 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 Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the ProBook 4740s has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 4740s do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ProBook 4740s is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The ProBook 4740s is one of the heavier portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 4740s (2.9 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 4740s is 2.2kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 4740s

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the ProBook 4740s over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The ProBook 4740s has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the ProBook 4740s has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 3521[plb_2190565_price] (6GB), or the Asus X550CA[plb_2093287_price] (6GB).

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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Expert Reviews

(4)
21 November 2012

HP ProBook 4740s If you deem a 15-inch laptop too small but do not want to waive on a matte screen, you will not have much choice in this price range. If you are also looking for a solid 17-inch...

Good input devices
Good screen brightness
Cool wrist rest
High application performance
Good battery runtime
No docking port
Graphics card too weak for native resolution
Narrow vertical viewing angles
Fan always audible
Brak ExpressCard, cinite porty peryferyjne, stosunkowo gone chodzenie, wci niedopracowany automat zmieniajcy grafiki
21 August 2012

?? ???? HP? ??? ??? 17.3?? ???? ??? PC? ??? 4740s? ?? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?????. ?? ??? ??? 4740s? i5 ???? ?? ??? B8Z65PA???. ? ??? ?? 3?? ?????? ???? ??? 17.3?? ???? ??? PC? 1600X900 ???, AMD ???... Read more…

29 July 2012

HP ProBook 4740sZmiana chipsetu okaza?a si? dobr? okazj? do od?wie?enia wygl?du i wida?, ?e HP ProBook 4740s prezentuje si? nieco lepiej od poprzednika. Okaza?o si? te? jednak, ?e zabrak?o miejsca...

15 September 2012

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4740, hp h5k54, hp 4740s, hp 64bit, hp h5k54e, h5k54eaabd, hp h5k54ea, h5k34eauuw, h5k36ea#bcm
Barcodes 00887758069240, 00887758069929, 00887758069981, 00887758271919, 00887758278109, 00887758496046, 00887758496053

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