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HP 8440p 2 Core Intel Core I5-Xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 250GB HDD 14" Laptop

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended notebookjournal.de Good Value for Money
2 Intel Core I5-Xxx 2.4GHz 4GB May 2014
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HP EliteBook 8440P (XT920UA#ABA) Notebook Review
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17 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this laptop and have given it four awards.

This portable PC was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Digitaltrends.com and Laptopmag.com, both of which thought that this notebook PC was brilliant.

Two more expert review sites both endorsed this medium processor cores notebook PC. This notebook PC received a "Recommended" award from PC Advisor.co.uk and it received a Notebookjournal.de "Good Value for Money" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This portable PC has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk and Digitaltrends.com.

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this portable PC is 86% based on 7 user reviews.

Robust

Some customers who reviewed this laptop concluded that it was well made. Seven years ago Techworld.com wrote in their review of this laptop “The 14in HP EliteBook 8440p (WL653PA) is a beautifully built, feature-packed business laptop”. Expert review site V3.co.uk wrote in their review of the HP 8440p also seven years ago “The EliteBook 8440p from HP is a powerful laptop aimed squarely at business users, with decent core specifications and a solid build” although they only rated the product 3 stars. Expert website Laptopmag.com said “An aggressively priced business notebook that’s fast and built to last” in their review of the HP 8440p.

A few HP 8440p owners who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this laptop seven years ago “HP’s stylish 14-inch EliteBook proves that power, good looks and durability can all go hand in hand” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site V3.co.uk said “Is attached to the main body by two strong hinges, giving the laptop a sturdy fe” but despite that they rated it 60 out of 100. V3.co.uk also wrote “With an attractive and robust design”.

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Nice Design

Several customers reckoned that this laptop was good looking. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “Who could resist the 14in HP EliteBook 8440p (WL653PA)? It's a beautifully built, feature-packed business notebook”. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk wrote seven years ago “The EliteBook 8440p is beautifully made, performed brilliantly in our benchmark tests”.

A number of customers who reviewed the HP 8440p concluded that it was a good design. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their review on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “It’s got a functional and attractive design that’s sure to turn heads”.

One HP 8440p owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was angular. Seven years ago expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “The sharp angular chassis has been built using a mixture of rugged black plastic” in their HP 8440p review.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Notebookjournal.de highlighted in their review that this medium processor cores notebook PC provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

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Good Product Quality

Several HP 8440p reviewers who bought it mentioned that it was good quality. Expert review site Techworld.com mentioned “We were very happy to spend some quality one-on-one time with it” in their review of the HP 8440p. Seven years ago expert website Techradar.com wrote in their HP 8440p review “HP's EliteBook 8440p is aimed at corporate professionals and while it lacks the entertainment features of its rivals, its resilient build quality, great usability”.

Good Technical Features

One HP 8440p reviewer said that it had good features. Laptopmag.com mentioned “Inside, however, are features more suited to on-the-go executives rather than graphic designers” and rated it 4 stars.

Good Size

One HP 8440p owner who bought it thought it was a good body shape.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP 8440p is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a similar type and age to the 8440p range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 500 megahertz, the HP 8440p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8440p has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8440p also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8440p have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP 8440p which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One customer who reviewed the HP 8440p mentioned that it was not a bargain for the price. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote “It's not cheap.” in their review of the HP 8440p. One customer who reviewed the product said that it was not cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The price is prohibitively expensive” and rated it 60 out of 100.

One HP 8440p reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Seven years ago Itpro.co.uk mentioned “However, despite its many strengths, at this price we were disappointed to find only 2GB of” in their HP 8440p review nonetheless they still rated the product 4 stars.

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Poor Battery Life

One HP 8440p reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good battery life. V3.co.uk wrote “The decision to go with 32-bit Windows and the poor battery life hamper overall appeal”.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of a similar type and age to the 8440p is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP 8440p has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 766 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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

Most laptops of this age and type use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the HP 8440p which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8440p range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 250 gigabytes, the HP 8440p has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8440p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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 not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops that were released around the same time as the 8440p range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 8440p has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow System Bus Rate

At only 2.5 Gigatransfers per second, the HP 8440p has a very slow system bus rate compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8440p. The system bus rates of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 8440p range from 2.5GT/s to 5GT/s.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 8440p has a very small hard drive capacity (only 250 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8440p is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the HP 8440p has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8440p range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 8440p does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8440p also do not have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touchscreen including the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8440p is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The HP 8440p has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 2.1 Bluetooth Version

The HP 8440p supports a better bluetooth version than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This HP portable PC supports a 2.1 bluetooth version, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 4 bluetooth version.

This portable PC's bluetooth version (2.1) is in fact the worst supported bluetooth version across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 4.0 EDR bluetooth version is the best supported bluetooth version across comparable types of portable PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 8440p

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 8440p has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8440p.

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Intel Core I5-Xxx Processor Family

The HP 8440p has an Intel Core i5-xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an AMD E processor family.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 8440p has a fairly standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8440p.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8440p has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8440p.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537[plb_2195633_price] (2.4kg) which also has a higher rating.

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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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Number of Processing Die Transistors
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Processing Die Size
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Physical Address Extension (PAE)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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
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® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

4 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended notebookjournal.de Good Value for Money

Expert Reviews

(18)
11 December 2010

Excellent performance makes this the ultimate business ultra-portable, but the price is prohibitively expensive...

18 October 2010

The EliteBook 8440p is beautifully made, performed brilliantly in our benchmark tests and even had a decent four hour, 43 minute battery life under light usage. However, despite its many...

29 September 2010

With an attractive and robust design, the EliteBook 8440p certainly has its plus points, but the decision to go with 32-bit Windows and the poor battery life hamper overall appeal. And with a...

29 July 2010

HP's EliteBook 8440p is aimed at corporate professionals and while it lacks the entertainment features of its rivals, its resilient build quality, great usability and stunning power make it ideal... Read more…

6 July 2010

On this review, we will know the details of HP?s new laptop: HP EliteBook 8440p, it is a new laptop with Intel Core i7 processors and top-level model NVIDIA Quadro NVS 3100M professional graphics... Read more…

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 26 July 2015 by Dan Martin

This is a great business grade laptop from the legendary HP. I have had the pleasure of encountering many 8440p's in my time and this is a great time to buy them as a lot of IT recycling companies... Read more…

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Lluis Rodriguez
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy with this laptop. It's as describided, I asked for extra 2MB RAM and they added without any problem. The laptop runs fast and smooth, it really seems new, the battery is quite good.... Read more…

Reviewed 5 October 2015 by Rwindmtg

Good laptop, Works well with a docking station (not included). Works well with windows 7 without issue, Works with windows 10 if note below are followed. Although heavy for its size it feels VERY... Read more…

Reviewed 2 January 2016 by Richard Allen
(Verified Purchase)

Very good product, as described...

Reviewed 9 September 2015 by Geoffrey Alderman
(Verified Purchase)

Superb value for money...

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