Medium processor cores portable PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP Elitebook 840 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The HP Elitebook 840 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family amongst all laptops of this age and spec.
The worst processor family amongst similar types of notebook PC is AMD C.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 840 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 840 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB and higher rated).
SSD Storage Media
The Elitebook 840 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. 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 portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.
Has a Front Camera
The HP Elitebook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook 840.
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The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 range from 240g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 840.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The Elitebook 840 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 840 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
The Elitebook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 840. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The average processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 is 3MB. At 4 megabytes, the Elitebook 840 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 840 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At only 180 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Elitebook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Only Three Number of Battery Cellss
Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 840 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP Elitebook 840 which has three number of battery cellss.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the HP Elitebook 840 does not have a touchscreen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
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 Processor Frequency
At 2.1 gigahertz, the Elitebook 840 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 840.
Average Display Diagonal
The Elitebook 840 has a relatively standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
11, 11.2, 11.2/12
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
DTS Studio Sound
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 7 Professional
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