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HP EliteBook 740 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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Take charge of your day with the HP EliteBook 740 G1 with Windows 8.1, 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5 processors, and strong security features from HP. The elegant thin and light design with... More
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7 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores portable PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

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.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 740 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 740 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 740. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The HP EliteBook 740 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 740 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 740. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 740, the EliteBook 740 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 740.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 740 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 740, the EliteBook 740 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 740. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 740

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 740 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 740 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 740.

If this HP portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (15.6").

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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
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
3G Standards
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
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 j8q58etabu, j8v03utaba, K4K02UT#ABA
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