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HP EliteBook 745
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HP EliteBook 745 4 Core AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

4 AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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The thin and light design with optional FHD touch display makes the HP EliteBook 700 series ideal for professionals in and out of the office. Work proficiently and confidently with HP technology... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

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

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 745 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 745 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 745.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 745 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 745 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 745. Across all the laptops of this age and type the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 745 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 745. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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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 commonly found WiFi standard on many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 745 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Narrow

The HP EliteBook 745 is fairly narrow (only 339 millimeters) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The narrowest portable PC of this type and age is 240mm wide and the widest is 430mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 745 has a quite small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T540[plb_2742993_price] (15.5").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 745. The total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 745 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 745 also do 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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 745 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 250GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor core 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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 745

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 745.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 745 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2527948_price] (2.16GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 745 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 745.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 745 has an AMD A processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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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.

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Specification

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Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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)
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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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

?????? ? ????? ??????? ? ???? HP EliteBook 745 G2 (F1Q23EA). ????????????? ???? ???????????? ????? ?????????? ???????? ?? $1000 ? ?????????? ?????? ?? ????????????? ?????? ?? ??????? ??????????...

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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