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HP 240 G3 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Feb 2015
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 240 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 240. The durable chassis helps... More
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HP 240 G3 LAPTOP REVIEW

6 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 311 megahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3, the HP 240 G3 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 240 G3 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 240 G3.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The HP 240 G3 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 792 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 240 G3 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the HP 240 G3 has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 240 G3. Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the 240 G3 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP 240 G3 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3 is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The HP 240 G3 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP 240 G3 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP 240 G3 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the HP 240 G3 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3's internal memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 240 G3 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 31 watt-hours, the HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 240 G3 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB. The HP 240 G3 has a quite small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the 240 G3.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 240 G3 have between two and three processor threadss, including the HP 240 G3 which has two processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago, the HP 240 G3 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 240 G3 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 240 G3 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The HP 240 G3 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.58 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 240 G3 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 240 G3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the 240 G3.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 240 G3 has a pretty typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 240 G3.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Bag Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l8a04esabu
Barcodes 00889296506737, 00889296535348

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