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HP Elitebook 1040 G1
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HP Elitebook 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Feb 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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12 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 1040 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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

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SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Elitebook 1040 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 1040 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G1 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G1. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Elitebook 1040 G1 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Elitebook 1040 G1 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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