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HP EliteBook 720
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HP EliteBook 720 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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Take charge of your day with the HP EliteBook 720 G1 with Windows 8.1, 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5 processors, and innovative self-healing BIOS features from HP. The elegant thin and light... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The EliteBook 720 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 720 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 720 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Light

The weights of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 300g to 3.8kg. The EliteBook 720 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 720 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 2570p[plb_2010074_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 13 3340[plb_2699016_price] (13.3" and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 720 do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP EliteBook 720 is no exception to this as it too does 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 have been around for more than two years. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 720 is 2.1GHz. The HP EliteBook 720 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 720 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 720 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 720 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 720 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 720 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 720

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 720 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 720 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 720 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
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
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
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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 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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8v79, hp j8v79u, j8v79utaba, hp j8v79ut
Barcodes 00888793689127, 00888793778388, 08887936891276

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