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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time 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 notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This HP laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Laptops of this age and spec processor familys range from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 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 in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that has been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a very big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average processor cache of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 3MB, and the processor caches 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 the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a touchscreen.

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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 commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for 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
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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 OpenGL 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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
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
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g26, hp h5g26e, h5g26eaaby, hp h5g26et, h5g26eaacb
Barcodes 00888182048276, 00888182048283, 00888182048313, 00888182048344, 00888182113004, 00888182113011, 00888182113028

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