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HP EliteBook 745
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HP EliteBook 745 AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB 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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP has good average ratings for its portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

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

The HP EliteBook 745 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys than most of the laptops of this age and spec. This portable PC is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 which only have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 745 has a front camera, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 745 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 745 is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 745. The weights of laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 745 range from 210g to 4.5kg.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 745, the hard drive speed of the HP EliteBook 745 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. The average hard drive speed of portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745 is 5,700 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The EliteBook 745 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. This HP portable PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 745. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745 is 30Wh, the biggest is 50Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 44Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of this age and spec.

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3 Reasons Against

Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 range from 2GB to 16GB. The EliteBook 745 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 745 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also do 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.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 745

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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AMD a Processor Family

This laptop has an AMD A processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 745 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 745 has a pretty average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 14" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 6460b[plb_1427749_price] is also worth considering.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available 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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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
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
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)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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

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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...

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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j5n78, hp j5n78u, hp j5n78ut, hp pro7350, hp pro7350b, hp j5n78uta, hp j5n78utab, hp j5n78utaba
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