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HP EliteBook 740

HP EliteBook 740 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The HP EliteBook 740 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive around the office. Work with confidence, stay connected, and enjoy a range of security and manageability features... More
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7 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings as do all laptops built by HP.

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

The EliteBook 740 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 740 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the EliteBook 740 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 740. Portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 740 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Light

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 740 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 740 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 740.

Alternative 1.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of this type and age is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 740.

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8 Reasons Against

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

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 740 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 740 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 740 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 740 do not have a touchscreen. The EliteBook 740 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 740 is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 740

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 740 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 740 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 a year.

Alternative 2.1GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705276_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The EliteBook 740 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 740 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 740.

Other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 3521[plb_2627153_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 740 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 740.

If this laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook 740 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 740.

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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 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
Keyboard Backlit
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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8q81, hp j8q81e, j8r77eaab9, hp j8q81et
Barcodes 00889296303299

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