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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases HP had good ratings.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.12GB to 2.1GB. With an on-board graphics adapter memory of 1.7 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the 8470p, the EliteBook 8470p, or the EliteBook 8470p all from HP is also worth considering.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most commonly found supported number of colours display on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a front camera including the 8470p, the 8470p, or the EliteBook 8470p all from HP.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago is 2.2kg. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.6kg heavy laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook 840 G1 which is cheaper.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U554 (1.5kg) which is also cheaper.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a very fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 120MB to 2.1GB. At 1,700 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this type and age that we have checked, the EliteBook 840 G1's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5748, or the HP ProBook 450 which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 820 ($1,099.99) (SSD and cheaper).

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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 typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of this age and type 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.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the X1 Carbon Touch, or the S400 both from Lenovo or the Toshiba L55T.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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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 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops to this laptop and we think the HP Probook 470, and the Toshiba Tecra A50 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (512GB and higher rated) or the Toshiba C55 ($395.00) (750GB and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 450 (750GB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Fujitsu LifeBook U554.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the C55 ($395.00) (6GB), or the Satellite C55-B ($774.99) (6GB) both from Toshiba which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Other 14" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 840 G1 which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55 ($395.00) (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Lenovo X131e which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 450 (2GHz), or the DELL Inspiron 17 (2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
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Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
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Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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