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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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

Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the ProBook 450, or the ProBook 430 ($642.03) both from HP or the MSI CX61 2QF is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the ProBook 450, the ProBook 430 ($642.03), or the ProBook 450 all from HP is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 840 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Inspiron 15 7537, or the XPS 13 ($719.00) both from DELL which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Inspiron 17 5000 ($529.99), or the XPS 13 ($719.00) both from DELL or the HP Pavilion 17.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo L450 (2.3GHz and higher rated), or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the HP Pavilion 17 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 15 3550, or the Latitude 14 E5450 ($425.00) both from DELL.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 450 ($690.01) (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

Alternative 14" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 ($425.00) which is cheaper.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra A50 (15.6"), the HP ProBook 450 (15.6"), or the Lenovo L540 (15.6").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Vostro 14 5000 ($799.99) (1.5kg), or the Latitude 12 5000 ($1,288.00) (1.6kg) both from DELL or the HP EliteBook 840 ($975.78) (1.6kg).

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
Display Surface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
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Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp i56300, hp i56300u
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