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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

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

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 range from 2h to 5,200h. The EliteBook 840 has one of the longest battery life (max)s (15.25 hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

An AMD C processor family is the worst processor family amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst storage medium across 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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop 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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Light

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The EliteBook 840 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 is 3MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

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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 HP EliteBook 840 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 Processor Frequency

The EliteBook 840 has a pretty average processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 has a relatively average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec 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
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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 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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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(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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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 hp w81, hp w81p, hp v1b82, hp j8r63, hp j8r62, hp t9x72, hp t9x59, hp f6z63, hp j8r64, hp t9x23, hp j8r62e, hp i75600, hp t9x72e, hp t9x59e, hp f6z63e, hp j8r64e, hp i76500, hp t9x23e, hp v1b82e, hp j8r63e, f1p70eaabd, hp j8r64ea, hp i76500u, hp p233678, hp t9x23ea, f1p72eaabd, hp p243739, hp p235712, hp v1b82es, k0g36esuuz
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