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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The EliteBook 840 is a four number of SATA III connectors laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable 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.

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

The EliteBook 840 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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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 have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the EliteBook 840 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 11GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 550GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

There are a number of alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] (2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The HP EliteBook 840 has a quite small display diagonal (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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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 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
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)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp t7n25, hp v1b70, hp m5j22, hp t9x55, hp h9w19, hp v1b70e, hp i56300, hp m5j22u, hp i56200, hp t9x55e, hp i55300, hp h9w19e, hp t7n25a, hp i55200, hp m5j22up, j7g66upaba, hp i56200u, hp t9x55ea, hp i55300u, hp h9w19ea, hp p243699, hp p235809, hp t7n25aw, hp i55200u, hp p220152, hp p243674, hp p221532, hp v1b70ea
Barcodes 00888793199244, 00889296658603, 00889894695567, 00889894881786, 00889894881823, 00889894898470, 00889899052846, 00889899109816, 00889899560839

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