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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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High quality, light and powerful laptop suitable for all types of studies where mobile workstations are not necessarily required. The excellent FullHD-IPS-Panel renders your work in a stunning... More
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo L540 which has better reviews.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook 840 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage media. 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 actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 840 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840. Portable PCs of this age and type have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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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 that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a touchscreen. The HP EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 840.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
3D
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 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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 TSX-NI Version
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 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)
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w81, hp w81p, hp t9x59, hp f6z63, hp j8r64, hp t9x23, hp v1b82, hp j8r63, hp j8r62, hp t9x72, hp v1b82e, hp j8r63e, hp j8r62e, hp i75600, hp t9x72e, hp t9x59e, hp f6z63e, hp j8r64e, hp i76500, hp t9x23e, hp p227144, hp p243668, hp j8r62ea, hp i75600u, hp t9x72ea, hp p232389, hp p243698, hp t9x59ea, hp p235713, hp f6z63es
Barcodes 00889296177128, 00889296177135, 00889296177142, 00889296367642, 00889296367666, 00889296405672, 00889899631287

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