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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise... More
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

HP medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs 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 similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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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 laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. The worst processor family of all laptops of this type and age is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it 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 across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the HP EliteBook 840, or the DELL XPS 13 which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the X1 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Tecra Z40, or the Tecra Z40 both from Toshiba or the DELL XPS 15 which is cheaper.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

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

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo T430 or you might consider a higher scoring notebook PC such as the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32) are also worth considering.

Other portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 820.

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Light

Similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.6kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook 840 which is cheaper.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP Zbook 14 (1.6kg) which is also cheaper.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years do have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the B5400, the Edge E535, or the G500s all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB.

There are a number of other 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the EliteBook 820 G1, or the EliteBook 850 both from HP or the Toshiba Tecra Z40.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the L540 (500GB and cheaper), the ThinkPad X240 (500GB and cheaper), or the T440 (500GB and cheaper) all from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider including the HP EliteBook 840; or the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32).

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40, or the HP EliteBook 850.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L540 (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 14" portable PCs currently available including the Zbook 14, or the ProBook 440 ($698.00) both from HP which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the L540 (15.6" and cheaper), or the Z50 (15.6" and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w81, hp w81p, hp t9x72, hp f6z63, hp t9x23, hp v1b82, hp j8r63, hp j8r62, hp i75500, hp t9x23e, hp v1b82e, hp j8r63e, hp i75600, hp j8r62e, hp i76500, hp t9x72e, hp f6z63e, j8q76eaabu, hp j8r63ea, hp p243739, hp i75600u, hp p234892, hp j8r62ea, hp p227144, hp p243668, hp p232389, hp i76500u, hp p243698, hp t9x72ea, hp p235713
Barcodes 00888793548059, 00888793676806, 00888793676820, 00888793959534, 00889296177128, 00889296177135, 00889296177142, 00889296367642, 00889296405672, 00889899631287, 05052991260753

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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Five More Battery Cells
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Moderately Lower Expert Review Score

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
$ 462.00 $1,602.88
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7% Lighter
Touch Sensitive Screen
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Two Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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