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HP EliteBook 745
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HP EliteBook 745 4 Core AMD a 2.1GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.1GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

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

The EliteBook 745 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 745 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 745 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 745 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 22h. With a battery life of 9 hours, the HP EliteBook 745 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

If this many processor core laptop battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Asus Transformer Book T100 (10h), or the Microsoft Surface 3 (10h).

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Light

The HP EliteBook 745 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745. The weights of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 745 (1.6kg).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 745 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 745 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Narrow

The widths of portable PCs of this age and type range from 240mm to 430mm. The EliteBook 745 is one of the narrower notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 745 (only 339 millimeters) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

There are a number of other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 745. The average screen size of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 is 16".

If this HP laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (15.5").

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 745 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 745. The smallest internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only 16 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 745 is a 16 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 745 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 745 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 745 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the HP EliteBook 745's display brightness is one of the dimmest amongst portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 745 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745 range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. At only 3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 745

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 745 over two years ago.

AMD a Processor Family

The EliteBook 745 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 745 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

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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
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
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
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

Expert Reviews

(11)
18 December 2015

Thanks to the AMD A12 Pro processor, HP is able to deliver top-shelf performance at an affordable price with the EliteBook 745 G3. This mid-range business notebook packs mainstream performance, a...

17 December 2015

Thanks to the AMD A12 Pro processor, HP is able to deliver top-shelf performance at an affordable price with the EliteBook 745 G3. This mid-range business notebook packs mainstream performance, a...

17 September 2014

Compared with the Elitebook 840 , only the innards have been modified in the identically built Elitebook 745. The new AMD APU makes an overall good impression. Although the APU's processor part...

5 October 2014

Kaveri dans le monde professionnel. Le prix d'environ 900 euros devrait rendre le tout nouveau 14 pouces professionnel de HP plutôt intéressant. Fin et élégant, le châssis intègre de... Read more…

12 October 2014

Kaveri voor de zakenwereld. De prijs van ongeveer ?900 is bedoeld om HP's nieuwste 14 inch zakelijke laptop aantrekkelijk te maken. De fabrikant heeft meerdere zakelijke functionaliteiten en goede... Read more…

13 October 2014

EliteBook 745 ró?ni si? od identycznego EliteBooka 840 podzespo?ami wewn?trznymi. Zastosowany w nim procesor AMD nie dorównuje wydajno?ci? nawet niskonapi?ciowym Core i5 i Core i7 Intela....

10 August 2015

A HP é bem conhecida tanto pela sua linha residencial quanto empresarial, e dessa vez tivemos a oportunidade de testar um Notebook dessa linha mais ?séria? da empresa, o HP EliteBook 745 G2... Read more…

Solid casing
Highquality materials
Good build
Excellent input devices
Matte screen surface
Poor screen (dark, lowcontrast, bluish cast)
Slecht beeldscherm (donker, contrastarm, blauwe tint)
Kiepska matryca (niska jasno obrazu, kty widzenia, zaniebieszczenie obrazu)
Mala pantalla (oscura, contraste bajo, tinte azulado)
Schlechter Bildschirm (dunkel, kontrastarm, blaustichig)
25 September 2014

Kaveri para los negocios. Un precio de unos 900 Euros debería hacer atractivo al nuevo portátil 14" clase business de HP. La compañía saca una carcasa delgada y elegante fusionada con... Read more…

11 February 2015

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18 January 2016

HP EliteBook 745 G3Licht und Schatten liegen beim HP EliteBook 745 G3 dicht beieinander. Zu den Stärken des Gerätes zählen unter anderem das wertige Gehäuse, die exzellenten Eingabegeräte...

Excellent keyboard
Physical trackpad buttons
Fast performance
Stabiles Gehuse, saubere Verarbeitung, exzellente Eingabegerte, hochauflsendes, helles und blickwinkelstabiles IPSDisplay, solide Anwendungsleistung
USB Typ C
Large screen bezels
Touch isn't standard
Kurze Akkulaufzeiten, keine Wartungsklappe, nur 2x USB Typ A
Kartenleser schlecht erreichbar, mige Webcam
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 745, hp cpu8, hp t4h80, hp j5p46, hp cpu8g, hp j5n78, hp t4h80e, hp a88600, hp j5p46u, hp cpu8gb, hp j5n78u, hp ram500, f1q55eaabu, hp j5n78ut, hp pro8800, hp pro7350, hp ram500g, f1q87eaabu, hp t4h80ea, hp a88600b, hp j5p46ut, hp ram500gb, hp t4h80eaa, hp j5p46uta, hp j5n78uta, hp pro8800b, hp pro7350b, hp j5p46utab, hp j5n78utab, hp display21
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