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HP Elitebook 1040 G2
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HP Elitebook 1040 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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Beauty runs deep on HP's thinnest enterprise-class 14-inch diagonal Ultrabook packed with impressive performance, security, and manageability features to help bring out your finest work. Windows... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,995 expert and user reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 1040 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage media. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Elitebook 1040 G2 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Light

The Elitebook 1040 G2 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age. The lightest comparable spec portable PC that has been around for more than a year is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 do not have a touchscreen. The Elitebook 1040 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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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)
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PCI Express Configurations
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FSB Parity
Memory
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Number of SSDs Installed
Display
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
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Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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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
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers n6q22eaabe
Barcodes 00889894174277, 00889894320148

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