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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 notebook PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this HP portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB and higher rated).

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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 age and spec. Most portable PCs of this age and spec 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC 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 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type 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 commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

The weights of portable PCs of this age and type range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The HP EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Compatible Memory Cards
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
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
Discrete 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(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

(13)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp h9w19, hp v1b70, hp n8q14, hp t7n25, hp t9x55, hp m5j22, hp i56200, hp t9x55e, hp i56300, hp m5j22u, hp i55300, hp i55200, hp h9w19e, hp v1b70e, hp n8q14e, hp t7n25a, h9w19eaabu, hp m5j22up, hp i55300u, hp p243699, hp i55200u, hp p220152, hp h9w19ea, hp p221532, hp v1b70ea, hp n8q14ea, hp t7n25aw, hp p235708
Barcodes 00725184078354, 00725350625450, 00888793199244, 00889296302742, 00889296349884, 00889296349891, 00889296367888, 00889296404590, 00889296404606, 00889296658603, 00889296976295, 00889296997238, 00889296997245, 00889296997252, 00889894695567, 00889894881786, 00889894881823, 00889894898470, 00889899052846, 00889899109816, 00889899560839, 04053162889477

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