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HP 340 G1

HP 340 G1 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,416 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 340 G1 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 340 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 340 G1.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 340 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 340 G1.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56V is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 340 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 340 G1 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 340 G1 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The HP 340 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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16 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 340 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The HP 340 G1 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP 340 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the 340 G1. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the 340 G1 is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP 340 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 340 G1.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 340 G1 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 340 G1 range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus R512CA (1.8GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 340 G1 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 14 inches, the HP 340 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the 340 G1 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the HP 340 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 340 G1 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the 340 G1. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 340 G1 the battery capacities range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 340 G1 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 340 G1 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this type and age range from 120GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP 340 G1 is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 340 G1 is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP 340 G1 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 340 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP 340 G1 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 340 G1 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the HP 340 G1 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 340 G1.

We compared all the other 2kg heavy notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Acer Aspire V5-572G which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 640 G1 (2kg).

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Security
Weight & Dimensions
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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