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HP EliteBook 850 G1
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HP EliteBook 850 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 3,963 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops 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 portable PCs.

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

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP EliteBook 850 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1.7 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.2GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.12GB to 200GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst processor family is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 850 G1. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This HP portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the EliteBook 850 G1 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 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 common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 G1. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850 G1. Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 850 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 1GB to 2TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 850 G1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 850 G1 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the EliteBook 850 G1.

Average Processor Frequency

The EliteBook 850 G1 has a pretty standard processor frequency (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 850 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 (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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style 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® 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
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
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g45, hp h5g45e, h5g45eaabu, hp h5g45ea, h5g46eaaby, hp p243639, hp p243639p, hp h5g45eaa, hp h5g45eaab, hp h5g45eaabu
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