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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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

Most laptops of this age and type 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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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2h and the longest is 5,200h. The HP EliteBook 840 has a very long battery life (max) (15.25 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 5.5GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 840 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The slowest processor frequency of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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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 a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 840 which has three number of battery cellss.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Specification

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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
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
3D
LED Backlight
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
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
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
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j5q18utaba, hp p228626, hp p228626p
Barcodes 00888793458563, 08887934585634

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