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HP EliteBook 720
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HP EliteBook 720 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The travel-ready HP EliteBook 720 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence, stay connected, and enjoy a range of security and... More
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7 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 720 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720, the EliteBook 720 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of this age and type is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 720 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 720.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 720 is quite light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The lightest medium processor cores laptop that is a similar age to the EliteBook 720 is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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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 portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 720 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

When compared to other laptops of this type and age that we have assessed, the HP EliteBook 720's display diagonal of only 12.5 inches is one of the smallest. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 720 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 720 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 720 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 720 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. The EliteBook 720 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 720 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 720 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 720 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 720

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 720 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 720 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 720.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
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
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® 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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8v79, hp j8v79u, hp j8v79ut
Barcodes 00888793689127, 00889296177326, 00889296177357, 00889296715207, 08892962121020

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50MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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