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HP Elitebook 1040 G2

HP Elitebook 1040 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Sep 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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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Elitebook 1040 G2 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that are a similar age to it. The processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of this type and age have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however the Elitebook 1040 G2 has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. At 4 megabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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4 Reasons Against

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 commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Elitebook 1040 G2 is 13GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a pretty average total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 512GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13 which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Elitebook 1040 G2.

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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
Display Surface
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
4G Standard
3G Standards
2G Standards
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
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 6500, hp 64bit, hp 6500u
Barcodes 00889296279839, 00889296301660, 00889894346827, 00889894450920

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