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...
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Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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 notebook PC.
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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
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 have been on the market for more than a year. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The EliteBook 840 G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Has a Front Camera
The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the Stream 13[pl_2499796_price], or the Stream 13[pl_2816949_price] both from HP which has better reviews.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The average processor cache of laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of this age and spec.
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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have a full-size keyboard, however the HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 do not have a touchscreen. The EliteBook 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the UX303UB[pl_2993330_price] (2.5GHz), or the X555UB[pl_2993334_price] (2.5GHz) both from Asus which also has a higher rating.
Average Internal Memory
The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
Other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DELL Vostro 15 3558[plb_2926403_price].
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Average Display Diagonal
The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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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
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Number of Battery Cells
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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