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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 3,995 expert and owner reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 13GB. The EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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8 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smallest total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s (£1,174.80) (180GB).

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the laptops that have been available for more than a year the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
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
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® 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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 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
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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