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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core laptops.

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 are a similar age to it.

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

The HP EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 850 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 850 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC 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 amongst all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the HP EliteBook 850 of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. The average internal memory of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2446460_price], or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2327303_price] which is cheaper.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 850 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

Other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 13[plb_2417241_price], or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price].

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2353434_price] (SSD).

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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 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 850 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2594839_price], or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2059334_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_2186278_price].

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 850 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 850 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including a cheaper portable PC such as the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] or you might consider a higher scoring portable PC such as the Lenovo X220[plb_1473945_price].

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2320440_price].

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook 850 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 do have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2594839_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850. Laptops that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2417241_price], or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2327303_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the L540[pl_2551303_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the ThinkPad X240[pl_2594839_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7440[plb_2622863_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 850 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 850. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 850 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The EliteBook 850 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of this spec and age. This HP notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most laptops of a comparable type and age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 850 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 850 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2417241_price] which is cheaper.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX301LA[plb_2964654_price] (2.4GHz and cheaper), or the Lenovo L540[plb_2551303_price] (2.6GHz and cheaper); or the Lenovo Z51[plb_2964604_price] (2.4GHz and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 850 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the MSI GS60[plb_2305053_price].

If this HP notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3" and higher rated) or the HP ZBook 17[plb_2497643_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the EliteBook 850 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the ProBook 440[pl_2353338_price] (2.1kg and cheaper), or the EliteBook 8470p[pl_1564796_price] (2.1kg and cheaper) both from HP or the MSI GS60[plb_2305053_price] (2kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Surface
HD Type
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Other Features
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Expert Reviews

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The EliteBook 850 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany. Apart from slightly faster and more efficient processors, the second generation of the EliteBook 850 has barely any noteworthy innovations...

12 June 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops...

Removable bottom panel
Dual pointing devices
Windows 7 Professional
Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades
Conforms to MIL-STD 810 specs for durability
No touch screen
Oddly placed rubber bumpers
Battery life lags
Card reader tricky to access
Speakers lack bass
31 January 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life...

1 October 2013

HP presented a large number of new notebooks today aimed at the business segment. They're all part of the existing ProBook and EliteBook series from HP. According to Herbert Koeck, managing... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Anonymous

It is a great laptop that is much lighter than the previous models and it works well with the new style of docking station also...

Great light-weight laptop with nice performance
It doesn't have a numeric pad for some reason

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Product Identifiers

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