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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP EliteBook 840 G2 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the EliteBook 840 G2, the EliteBook 820, or the ProBook 640 ($629.00) all from HP is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Light

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is quite light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2. The average weight of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the EliteBook 840 (1.3kg), the EliteBook 820 (1.3kg), or the EliteBook 840 G2 (1.3kg) all from HP.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age which have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ProBook 640 ($629.00), the Lenovo G500, or the DELL Inspiron 15 ($410.07).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Asus F551CA which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this HP notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 (SSD) which is also 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 the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Inspiron 15 3542 ($378.00), or the Inspiron 15 both from DELL is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 2MB and the biggest is 4.1GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the HP 15.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the MSI GP62 2QD (2.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP 15.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Asus F551CA, and the Lenovo G50-70 which is cheaper; or the HP ProBook 650 G1 which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772 (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 14" laptops to this laptop and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 ($400.00) (15.6"), or the Lenovo B50-80 (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp m7d41, hp m7d41u, hp m7d41up, hp m7d41upa, hp m7d41upab, hp m7d41upabu
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