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HP Elitebook 840 G1

HP Elitebook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Elitebook 840 G1 is a four total number of SATA connectors laptop.

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

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP Elitebook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 840 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 840 G1 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Elitebook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Elitebook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 50 watt-hours, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_2967417_price] (180GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz. When compared to other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 that we have assessed, the HP Elitebook 840 G1's processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Elitebook 840 G1 is a three number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 840 G1 is 2.9GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Elitebook 840 G1.

Average Display Diagonal

The Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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