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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 4,416 user and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. 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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 is 10GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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

Most laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 850 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The HP EliteBook 850 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (300 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

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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 frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 850 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and spec. Most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the EliteBook 850 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

There are a number of other 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 ($280.79), or the DELL Latitude 15 5000.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 850 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 also have a front camera.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the ThinkPad E550 ($1,000.73), or the ThinkPad E550 ($280.79) both from Lenovo.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 ($300.00) is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops that were released more than a year ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 850 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The EliteBook 850 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 do have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the ThinkPad E550 ($1,000.73), or the ThinkPad E550 ($280.79) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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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 spec. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Lenovo G50-70, or the Acer Aspire E5-511 which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this age and spec have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The EliteBook 850 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Lenovo B590, or the Acer Aspire E5-571 which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the ThinkPad X240 (8GB), or the G70-80 (8GB) both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us ($529.69) (6GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 850 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to look at including the Inspiron 15 ($300.00), the Inspiron 15 ($532.99), or the Inspiron 15 5558 ($400.00) all from DELL.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 850 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.7GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 850 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 850. Notebook PCs that were released one year ago have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 670GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP 350 ($419.49) is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 15 3550 (2.3GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 850.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the 350 ($419.49), and the 350 both from HP is also worth considering.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2 (1TB and cheaper) or the Lenovo G70-70 (1TB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The EliteBook 850 has a relatively typical weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Latitude 13 3340 (1.9kg and cheaper), or the Latitude 13 3340 (1.9kg and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Specification

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Total Storage Capacity
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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Audio
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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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