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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Elitebook 840 G1 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Portable PCs of this age and type processor families range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
If you want a notebook PC with a better processor family then you might want to consider the HP 15 (Intel Core i7-4xxx).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Elitebook 840 G1 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
The Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this spec and age.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Elitebook 840 G1 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This HP notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from 802.11ad to 802.11n.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
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 have been on the market for a similar time to it.
9 Reasons Against
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At only 200 megahertz, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 G1 is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of a similar spec 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.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.
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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Elitebook 840 G1 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Portable PCs of this age and type have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1. Across all the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.7GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this HP notebook PC was released.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Average Internal Memory
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite E45-B (6GB).
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Average Screen Size
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DTS Studio Sound
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
HP 3D DriveGuard,HP Connection Manager,HP Wireless HotSpot,HP Mobile Connect,HP PageLift,HP Recovery Manager,HP Support Assistant,HP ePrint,Buy Office
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
-15.2 - 10668
-15.2 - 3048
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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