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HP Elitebook 840 G1
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HP Elitebook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB May 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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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Elitebook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 G1 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32) (1.6kg), or the HP EliteBook 840 G1 ($669.80) (1.6kg).

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 840 G1 have a full-size keyboard, however the Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 also be worth looking at include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The processor clock speeds of laptops of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Elitebook 840 G1 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 840 G1.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the T410 (14.1"), the L540 (15"), or the L540 (15") all from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Processor Codename
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
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
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Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi 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
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Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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
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Product Identifiers

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