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HP Elitebook 1040 G2
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HP Elitebook 1040 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released 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. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of this type and age. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.2 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Elitebook 1040 G2 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Elitebook 1040 G2. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Light

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. The Elitebook 1040 G2 is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Very Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has one of the biggest cache memorys amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 the cache memorys range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of this age and spec is 10" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2, the Elitebook 1040 G2 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G2. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Elitebook 1040 G2.

Average Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
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)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
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 hp ssd4, hp ddr3, hp ssd4g, hp ddr3l, hp h9w04, hp h9w07, hp h9w04e, hp h9w07e, hp ram256, hp i75600, hp p221308, hp p226625, hp ram256g, hp i75600u, hp p232364, hp p243669, hp h9w04ea, hp h9w07ea, hp p243669p, hp ssdh9w04, hp ssdh9w07, hp h9w04eaa, hp h9w07eaa, hp p221308p, hp p226625p, hp ram256gb, hp i75600u8, hp p232364p, hp h9w04eaab, hp h9w07eaab
Barcodes 00889296306016, 00889296306023, 00889296312772, 00889296312802, 00889894174253, 00889894200426, 00889894205377, 00889894309853, 05415247050599

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