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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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Based on 4,416 user and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this HP notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (12GB).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as 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 one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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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 typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Light

The EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The weights of laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the EliteBook 820 (1.3kg), or the EliteBook 820 (1.3kg) both from HP.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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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 medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo G510 (2.4GHz), or the HP Elitebook 820 G2 (2.4GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (508GB).

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

27 June 2014

HP's EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP's naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is... Read more…

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance, and all the correct options for a business laptop. But you should try its eraser-head cursor control before...

20 February 2014

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 business laptop provides an outstanding keyboard and touch pad, long battery life, and a VGA port in a sleek, affordable package. Just be prepared to accept some compromises...

7 February 2014

Not cheap, but it is powerful with an excellent display and battery life...

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Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David S.

Had been a fan of the Lenovo line of notebooks for a long time but the newest Elitebooks have finally tipped me in favor of the HP notebooks. My brother got a new Lenovo notebook from his company... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Brian W.
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with the purchase.. the refurbished one cost over 600+ on other sites...

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Emir M.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this laptop for work for about six months and I liked it so much that I decided to buy one for myself when I saw the deal on newegg for Cyber Monday. The keyboard is great. The keys are... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dan B.
(Verified Purchase)

I build computers. I have since very young, and have always been a desktop person. Over the years of a growing family, laptops have become more practical for us and I am very technical in general.... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Bret Z.

This system says it's a $1199 system on the specs, and although they generally have it much cheaper, it really is an $1199 system. It feels like you are holding a premium product, it has powerful... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp m7d41, hp i55300, hp m7d41u, hp p241302, hp m7d41up, hp i55300u, hp m7d41upa, hp p241302p, hp m7d41upab, hp m7d41upabu
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