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HP EliteBook 745
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HP EliteBook 745 AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB Jun 2014
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The HP EliteBook 745 G2 delivers future-ready performance at an exceptional price. Featuring AMD A-Series Pro APUs now with revolutionary HSA technology, a lightweight design, and an optional FHD... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by HP.

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

The EliteBook 745 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, however this notebook PC has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 745 has a front camera, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 745 do not have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 745 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the EliteBook 745 has a full-size keyboard.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 3h to 50h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.9h. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the battery life (max) of the EliteBook 745 of 50 hours is one of the longest.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 745 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 745 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y70 (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook 745 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs of this age and type. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 745 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Light

The average weight of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 210g to 4.5kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 745 is one of the lighter notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The EliteBook 745 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. In addition, this HP notebook PC have an 802.11a and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 745 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 745. Laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 745 have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 745 do not have a touchscreen. The EliteBook 745 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 745 is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 have between two and five number of battery cellss.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 745

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 745 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 745 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 745.

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AMD a Processor Family

This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 745 has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 14" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 6460b (£449.97).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size 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® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(11)
18 December 2015

Thanks to the AMD A12 Pro processor, HP is able to deliver top-shelf performance at an affordable price with the EliteBook 745 G3. This mid-range business notebook packs mainstream performance, a...

17 December 2015

Thanks to the AMD A12 Pro processor, HP is able to deliver top-shelf performance at an affordable price with the EliteBook 745 G3. This mid-range business notebook packs mainstream performance, a...

17 September 2014

Compared with the Elitebook 840 , only the innards have been modified in the identically built Elitebook 745. The new AMD APU makes an overall good impression. Although the APU's processor part...

5 October 2014

Kaveri dans le monde professionnel. Le prix d'environ 900 euros devrait rendre le tout nouveau 14 pouces professionnel de HP plutôt intéressant. Fin et élégant, le châssis intègre de... Read more…

12 October 2014

Kaveri voor de zakenwereld. De prijs van ongeveer ?900 is bedoeld om HP's nieuwste 14 inch zakelijke laptop aantrekkelijk te maken. De fabrikant heeft meerdere zakelijke functionaliteiten en goede... Read more…

13 October 2014

EliteBook 745 ró?ni si? od identycznego EliteBooka 840 podzespo?ami wewn?trznymi. Zastosowany w nim procesor AMD nie dorównuje wydajno?ci? nawet niskonapi?ciowym Core i5 i Core i7 Intela....

10 August 2015

A HP é bem conhecida tanto pela sua linha residencial quanto empresarial, e dessa vez tivemos a oportunidade de testar um Notebook dessa linha mais ?séria? da empresa, o HP EliteBook 745 G2... Read more…

Solid casing
Highquality materials
Good build
Excellent input devices
Matte screen surface
Poor screen (dark, lowcontrast, bluish cast)
Slecht beeldscherm (donker, contrastarm, blauwe tint)
Kiepska matryca (niska jasno obrazu, kty widzenia, zaniebieszczenie obrazu)
Mala pantalla (oscura, contraste bajo, tinte azulado)
Schlechter Bildschirm (dunkel, kontrastarm, blaustichig)
25 September 2014

Kaveri para los negocios. Un precio de unos 900 Euros debería hacer atractivo al nuevo portátil 14" clase business de HP. La compañía saca una carcasa delgada y elegante fusionada con... Read more…

11 February 2015

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18 January 2016

HP EliteBook 745 G3Licht und Schatten liegen beim HP EliteBook 745 G3 dicht beieinander. Zu den Stärken des Gerätes zählen unter anderem das wertige Gehäuse, die exzellenten Eingabegeräte...

Excellent keyboard
Physical trackpad buttons
Fast performance
Stabiles Gehuse, saubere Verarbeitung, exzellente Eingabegerte, hochauflsendes, helles und blickwinkelstabiles IPSDisplay, solide Anwendungsleistung
USB Typ C
Large screen bezels
Touch isn't standard
Kurze Akkulaufzeiten, keine Wartungsklappe, nur 2x USB Typ A
Kartenleser schlecht erreichbar, mige Webcam
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f1q20eaaby, f1q21eaabu, hp a128800, f1q21eaab9, f1q21eaaby, hp a128800b
Barcodes 00888793358764, 00888793358771, 00888793358795, 00888793358801, 00888793358818, 00888793358825, 00888793358832, 00888793358948, 00888793516751, 00888793626719

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