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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

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 portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

At 15.25 hours, the EliteBook 840 has a very long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The shortest battery life (max) of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 2h and the longest is 5,200h.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst processor family is AMD C.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 is 5.5GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 that we have checked, the EliteBook 840's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Light

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840. The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.1GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the MSI CX640MX[plb_2376153_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Processor Cache Type
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FSB Parity
Memory
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Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives 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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
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Ethernet LAN
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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
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
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
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g26, hp h5g26e, hp h5g26et
Barcodes 00888182048344, 00888182112953, 00888182113028, 00888182366578, 00888182537589, 08881820483448

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