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HP 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jul 2016
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17 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other 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 new medium processor core notebook PCs.

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

Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 840 G2 only have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the HP 840 G2 has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Just Released Six Months Ago

HP only released the 840 G2 six months ago.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 840 G2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other new medium processor core notebook PCs also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other latest notebook PCs.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 840 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most newly released medium processor core notebook PCs support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 840 G2.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 840 G2 is 6.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 12GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP 840 G2 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched in the last 12 months. 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (SSD).

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is HD+, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The HP 840 G2 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most latest portable PCs. Most latest laptops have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This HP portable PC also have an 802.11ac and 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all new laptops.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 840 G2 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 840 G2 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the HP 840 G2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

New medium processor core notebook PCs have maximum internal memory of between 8GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP 840 G2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 840 G2.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the HP 840 G2 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other new medium processor core notebook PCs. The average battery capacity of new notebook PCs is 42Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many latest comparable spec portable PCs.

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1 Reason Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 840 G2 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 840 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL XPS 13, or the Lenovo X1 Carbon is also worth considering.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 840 G2

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP 840 G2 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out in the last 12 months.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Battery Life

At 9.3 hours, the HP 840 G2 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 840 G2.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 840 G2 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 840 G2.

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Average Weight

The HP 840 G2 has a pretty typical weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 840 G2.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP 430 G2 (1.5kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 840 G2 has a relatively average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 840 G2.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® RealSense Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 5200, hp 64bi, hp m5j22, hp n6q14, hp 5200u, hp 64bit, hp h9w19, hp n8q14, hp p0c58, hp h9w19e, hp n8q14e, hp p0c58u, hp i55300, hp i55200, hp m5j22u, hp n6q14e, n6q41esuuz, hp i55200u, n6q14eaabe, hp p220152, hp p243674, n6q48eauuz, hp p221532, hp m5j22up, hp n6q14ea, n6q14eaab9, hp p235809, p4s98esuuz
Barcodes 00725350625450, 00888793199244, 00889296306184, 00889296551447, 00889296658603, 00889894188700, 00889894200471, 00889894206909, 00889894294487, 00889894320100, 00889894398727, 00889894398734, 07330381639494
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