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HP Elitebook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook 1 is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,963 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs compared to other manufacturers.

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

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Elitebook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Elitebook 840 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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Light

The lightest medium processor cores laptop that was launched more than two years ago is 240g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 840.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Elitebook 840 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 840, the Elitebook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The HP Elitebook 840 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Elitebook 840 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Elitebook 840 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840. Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Elitebook 840 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 840.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Elitebook 840.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Elitebook 840 has a pretty typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
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 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
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
Pointing Device
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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(27)
1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

27 June 2014

HP's EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP's naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is... Read more…

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance, and all the correct options for a business laptop. But you should try its eraser-head cursor control before...

20 February 2014

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 business laptop provides an outstanding keyboard and touch pad, long battery life, and a VGA port in a sleek, affordable package. Just be prepared to accept some compromises...

7 February 2014

Not cheap, but it is powerful with an excellent display and battery life...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David S.

Had been a fan of the Lenovo line of notebooks for a long time but the newest Elitebooks have finally tipped me in favor of the HP notebooks. My brother got a new Lenovo notebook from his company... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Brian W.
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with the purchase.. the refurbished one cost over 600+ on other sites...

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Emir M.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this laptop for work for about six months and I liked it so much that I decided to buy one for myself when I saw the deal on newegg for Cyber Monday. The keyboard is great. The keys are... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dan B.
(Verified Purchase)

I build computers. I have since very young, and have always been a desktop person. Over the years of a growing family, laptops have become more practical for us and I am very technical in general.... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Bret Z.

This system says it's a $1199 system on the specs, and although they generally have it much cheaper, it really is an $1199 system. It feels like you are holding a premium product, it has powerful... Read more…

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