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HP EliteBook 840 G2
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HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jul 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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13 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook 840 G2 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a maximum display resolution of 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 actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable 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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 that are a similar age to it.

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Very Light

The lightest laptop of this age and spec is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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7 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 frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 is 550GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB. The EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been around for more than a year do not have a touchscreen. The EliteBook 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 8.1GB, the biggest is 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 6300, hp 5200, hp 6300u, hp h9w19, hp m5j22, hp n8q14, hp 5200u, hp 64bit, hp i55300, hp i55200, hp h9w19e, hp m5j22u, hp n8q14e, hp p220152, hp p221532, hp i55200u, hp h9w19ea, hp p235809, hp m5j22up, hp n8q14ea, hp i55300u, hp p243674, hp m5j22upa, hp p243674p, hp p220152p, hp p221532p, hp ssdm5j22
Barcodes 00725184078354, 00725350625450, 00888793199244, 00889296658603

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