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HP Elitebook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Elitebook 840 G1 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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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 type and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Elitebook 840 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 840 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56V.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 840 G1 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 is one of the lighter medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840 G1 (1.6kg).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. The Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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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

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the HP Elitebook 840 G1 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst laptops of this age. The total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus UX301LA (256GB).

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

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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

Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Elitebook 840 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 840 G1 is 26GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1.

The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 G1.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus X75A (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

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

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad T431s which has better reviews.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 820 (2GHz).

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DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
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Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
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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…

14 April 2014

HP EliteBook 840 G1-H5G28ET It is not always easy to find the perfect compromise between tradition and modernity ? but HP did just that with the EliteBook 840 G1 . The predecessor was a heavy and...

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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