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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Aug 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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15 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,416 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP EliteBook 840 G2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

Alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad E540[plb_2776693_price], or the HP ProBook 650[plb_2877744_price].

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (2.6GHz), or the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (2.7GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 most medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 G2 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Asus UX301LA[plb_2401459_price] (SSD), the Lenovo T550[plb_2916140_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882106_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to consider include the Asus UX301LA[plb_2401459_price], the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_2897415_price], or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440[plb_2776430_price].

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable 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 typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The lightest portable PC of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.6kg heavy portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the EliteBook 840[pl_2783772_price], and the EliteBook 740[pl_2783823_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783814_price] (1.6kg).

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 1MB to 6MB. At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst portable PCs of this age. The total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago range from 16GB to 2TB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the HP Elitebook 820 G2[plb_2886802_price] which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X250[plb_3010221_price] (500GB and higher rated); or the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the Lenovo Flex 2 15[plb_3099424_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2701811_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 840 G2.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2.

Alternative 14" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2822530_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the L540[pl_2993337_price] (15.6"), or the Flex 2 15[pl_3099424_price] (15.6") both from Lenovo or the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w81, hp w81p, hp j8r63, hp j8r62, hp i75500, hp i75600, hp j8r63e, hp j8r62e, hp p227144, hp i75600u, hp j8r63ea, hp j8r62ea, hp p232389, hp p220165, hp p233678, hp p234892, hp i75500u, hp p233678p, hp p234892p, hp p227144p, hp j8r63ear, hp ssdj8r62, hp p232389p, hp p220165p, hp ssdj8r62e, apple i75500, hp intel5500, apple i75500u, hp intel5500u, hp ssdj8r62ea
Barcodes 00889296177128, 00889296177135, 00889296177142, 00889296233466, 00889296367642, 00889296405672
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