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HP EliteBook 740
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HP EliteBook 740 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Take charge of your day with the HP EliteBook 740 G1 with Windows 8.1, 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5 processors, and strong security features from HP. The elegant thin and light design with... More
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 740 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP EliteBook 740 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 15.25 hours, the EliteBook 740 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 740. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2h and the longest is 4,400h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 740 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 740 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most laptops of this age and type have an HDD storage medium. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 740.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 740 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 740 also have a front camera.

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Light

The weights of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 740 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 740.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 740 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 740 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the EliteBook 740 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 740 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The EliteBook 740 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 180 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 740 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 740 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 740 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 740 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 740 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 740 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook 740 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 740 the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB. The EliteBook 740 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 16,384 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 740

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 740 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 740 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 740.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 740 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

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