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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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17 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Four SATA Connectors

The EliteBook 840 has more SATA connectors than most of the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840. This notebook PC is a four SATA connector laptop compared to most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 which only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the laptops of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. The processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago, the EliteBook 840 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882104_price], or the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2949831_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2778541_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882104_price].

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2778541_price], or the HP Elitebook 820 G2[plb_2886802_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.65G. At 1.043 gravity, the EliteBook 840 has a very big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 9.1GB.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the EliteBook 840 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783772_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Latitude 15 E5550[pl_2885642_price], or the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2701811_price] both from DELL.

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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 of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] which has better reviews; or the Inspiron 17 5749[pl_2892460_price], or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2831281_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the LG 13Z940[plb_2362386_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. The EliteBook 840 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2855461_price] (2GHz and higher rated); or the DELL Vostro 14 5000[plb_2428047_price] (2GHz and cheaper).

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This portable PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is the most frequently found hard drive interface on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of 3.5 gravity, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average non-operating vibration of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago is 1.4G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 150G. At 240 gravity, the HP EliteBook 840 has a very big non-operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the Toshiba A50[plb_2247359_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB), the HP ENVY 15[plb_2731726_price] (750GB), or the Toshiba Satellite E45-B[plb_2845255_price] (750GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

Other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba A50[plb_2247359_price].

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Inspiron 15[pl_2706073_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the Inspiron 17 5749[pl_2892460_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L55[plb_2793342_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 450[plb_2350793_price] (2.1kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Configurable TDP-Down
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Flash Memory
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Non-Operating Vibration
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Operating Shock
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Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

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Product Identifiers

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