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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jan 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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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 840 has a maximum display resolution of 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 portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 processor familys range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that was released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. The EliteBook 840 is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP 840 G2[plb_2350979_price] (1.6kg).

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which 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 comparable spec laptops that were launched 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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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 has a quite small display diagonal (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 is 6.3GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 also do 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 available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
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
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 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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
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 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)
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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
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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