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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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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 Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 3,995 user and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 notebook PC.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched more than a year 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 across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium 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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 processor familys range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop 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 laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 which do not have a touchscreen, the EliteBook 840 has a touchscreen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840. The processor caches of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on comparable spec portable 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Weight

At 1.7 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Front Camera
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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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
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Energy Star Certified

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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

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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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Product Identifiers

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