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HP Elitebook 820 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Aug 2013
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HP EliteBook 820 Review
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Elitebook 820 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This HP notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Portable PCs of this age and type processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook 820 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Elitebook 820 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and type. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 820.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 820, the Elitebook 820 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the Elitebook 820 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 820. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 820 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Elitebook 820 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 820. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP Elitebook 820 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 820 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Elitebook 820 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 820 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB. The Elitebook 820 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the Elitebook 820 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Laptops of this spec and age have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this laptop and we think the Lenovo X220[plb_1553881_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 commonly found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Elitebook 820 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP Elitebook 820 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP Elitebook 820 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 820 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Elitebook 820 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of this spec and age ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 820

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the Elitebook 820.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the Elitebook 820 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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® 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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)
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

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15 June 2015

The HP Elitebook 820 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany.The HP Elitebook 820 G2 is a Broadwell upgrade of the 820 G1. Only the innards are different while the outside remained the same. The new...

No doubt the HP EliteBook 820 will appeal to those who appreciate an Ultrabook with upgradable internals and a removable battery. Once staples of the laptop world, these useful features have...

21 February 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the HP EliteBook 820, a 12.5? business laptop with Intel 4th generation Haswell CPUs. The 2.94 lb. is very stylish, with a magnesium lid, tapered sides yet it's MIL Spec durable.... Read more…

3 February 2014

There are some very nice touches on the HP EliteBook 820 G1, especially the way it fits an Ethernet port into something much thinner than many business travellers are used to. This isn't the brick...

3 February 2014

HP isn't going to win a style prize for the EliteBook 820 G1, especially compared to sleek-looking hybrid notebooks from Lenovo or the VaporMag-coated Surface Pro 2. But for the business user, a...

1 February 2014

The HP Elitebook 820 is a needed departure from the company's tradition. Though fans of older systems may balk at the new notebook's plastic chassis, the new design is lighter, thinner and less...

11 December 2013

It's hardly surprising that most Ultrabooks tend to have 12-inch or 13-inch screens since, of course, that helps to keep their size and weight as low as possible. For some reason, though, HP seems... Read more…

2 December 2013

A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance. The upgradeability will help to extend the life of the product, and the only letdown is the battery life...

1 October 2013

HP presented a large number of new notebooks today aimed at the business segment. They're all part of the existing ProBook and EliteBook series from HP. According to Herbert Koeck, managing... Read more…

27 July 2015

Mise à niveau vers Broadwell. L'EliteBook 820 G2 est un ultraportable de 12,5 pouces dédié aux professionnels. L'impression générale est bonne, mais avec un prix fixé à un peu moins de 2000... Read more…

Matte, bright, contrastrich IPS display
Excellent case quality
Highend input devices
LTE modem
Easy Maintenance
Fan produces side noise
Poor speakers
High price point
El ventilador produce ruido lateral
Malos altavoces
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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g14, hp h5g14e, h5g14etabd, hp h5g14ea, hp h5g14eaa, hp h5g14eaab, hp h5g14eaabu
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