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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jun 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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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

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

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 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 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM. The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is one of the lighter medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative 1.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the HP Stream 13[plb_2816949_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as 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 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP EliteBook 840 G2 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 700GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor cores laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

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Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
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Bluetooth
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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
Software
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Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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 Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
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 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
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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