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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops of this type and age 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1. Across all the laptops of this type and age the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the HP EliteBook 840 G1 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable 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 frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 do not have a full-size keyboard. The EliteBook 840 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 14 inches) amongst laptops of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this type and age have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 24 watt-hours, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a very small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 1.7GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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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 notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The EliteBook 840 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

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 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
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p236808, hp p236808p
Barcodes 00888182379998

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