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People who bought this computer rated this desktop computer 77 out of 100 on average.
A few people who purchased it agreed that it was strong and durable. Zdnet.com mentioned “HP's EliteBook 840 G1 is a good example of the trend — a sturdy, high-end business device”.
Some HP 840 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made. V3.co.uk mentioned “The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is a solidly built, enterprise-focused ultrabook, which offers businesses high performance coupled with a vast array of security services” in their HP 840 review. Expert website Zdnet.com wrote “This is a robust laptop with a few interesting features that should make it a solid choice for an enterprise roll-out”.
Some HP 840 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was ergonomic. Three years ago expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “It's also rugged, fast, ergonomically sound” in their review of the HP 840. One HP 840 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their HP 840 review “A great design, robust performance” .
A number of customers considered that this PC was good value for money. Expert review site Computershopper.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Ergonomics at an affordable price”. Computershopper.com also said “A VGA port in a sleek, affordable package”.
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Good Battery Life
One customer concluded that the HP 840 had a good battery life. Expertreviews.co.uk scored the product very highly and said on expert website Expert Reviews “It is powerful with an excellent display and battery life”.
One HP 840 owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to carry around. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review three years ago “The Elitebook is both light and easy to carry” and scored it 5 stars.
Easy to Use
One person who purchased the HP 840 reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk wrote “It's easy to get comfortable with the EliteBook 840 G1 – its 14in form factor” .
Good Technical Features
One HP 840 reviewer who bought it considered that it had good features.
Two CPU Configuration (max)s
The HP 840 is a desktop computer that takes two CPU configuration (max)s.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on computers of a comparable type and age to it.
Eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
The HP 840 is a eight USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity desktop computer.
HP Desktop Computers Have Good Reviews
HP has good average reviews for its many processor cores desktop computers as well as across its entire personal computer range compared to other manufacturers.
Very Fast Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
The average memory clock speeds supported by processor of desktop computers that were released more than a year ago is 1,400MHz. With a memory clock speeds supported by processor of 1,600 megahertz, the HP 840's memory clock speeds supported by processor is one of the fastest amongst many processor cores desktop computers that were launched around the same time as the 840.
DDR4-SDRAM Internal Memory Type
This computer has a DDR4-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on desktop computers of this spec and age.
Two Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Portss
The HP 840 is a two ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports computer. Most of the other PCs of a comparable age and type to the 840 only have one ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports.
Has One Memory Slots
The number of memory slots found on the HP 840 is more than most PCs of this spec and age. This PC has an 8x DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots found on computers of this type and age.
DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type
The optical drive type of this desktop computer is DVD Super Multi, which is the most frequently found optical drive type on desktop computers of a similar age and spec to it.
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Quite Slow Processor Frequency
The processor frequencys of PCs of this type and age range from 1.6GHz to 3.5GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3GHz. The HP 840 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 840.
We compared all the other 2.4GHz processor clock speed personal computers to this desktop computer and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo P700 is also worth considering.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 840 have between two and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the HP 840 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Quite Slow Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Across all the similar spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the 840 the memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)s range from 51GB/s to 68GB/s. The HP 840 has a quite slow memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) (only 59 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other many processor cores desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 840.
Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency
At only 3.2 gigahertz, the HP 840 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores desktop computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 840. Across all the desktop computers that are a comparable age to the 840 the processor boost frequencys range from 2.6GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz.
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Only Two PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slotss
The HP 840 is a two PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots desktop computer.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP 840
Average Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the HP 840 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age.
Average Hard Drive Capacity
At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 840 has a fairly typical hard drive capacity compared to most of the other PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 840.
Other 1TB hard drive capacity personal computers currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP 440.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 840 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers of this age and type.
We compared this personal computer to all the other 1TB total storage capacity computers and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 440 is also worth considering.
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HDD Storage Media
The HP 840 has an HDD storage media which is faster than most many processor cores desktop computers that are a similar age to it. Most desktop computers that were released around the same time as it have an SSD storage media. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative HDD computers currently available including the HP 440 which has better reviews.
PCs with a faster storage speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo P700 (SSD) which is also higher rated.
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