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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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- It's time for an upgrade to the dramatically thin, light design of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 Ultrabook with a luxurious and soft touch finish.- Join forces with the latest generation Intel... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop 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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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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Quite Big Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this type and age have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the fastest hard drive speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 5,900 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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 that we have checked, the HP EliteBook 840's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 3.15 hours, the EliteBook 840 has a very short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The EliteBook 840 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 840 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age 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 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the EliteBook 840.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® 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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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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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