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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop 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 laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of this type and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has 12 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1 processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec. 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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average weight of laptops of this type and age is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 360MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The display diagonals of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 10" to 18".

We compared all the other 14" portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s[plb_1610743_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Samsung NP540U3C[plb_2012503_price] which has better reviews.

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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 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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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 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
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 5500, hp 64bi, hp f6z63, hp 5500u, hp 64bit, hp f6z63e, hp p233678, hp p243668, hp p227144, hp f6z63es, hp p232389, hp p220165, hp p227144p, hp f6z63esr, hp p232389p, hp p220165p, hp p233678p, hp p243668p
Barcodes 00888182757178, 00888182800393, 00888182827642, 00888182827659

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs HP EliteBook 840 G1
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