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HP EliteBook 745
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HP EliteBook 745 AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

AMD a 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB Jun 2014
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The HP EliteBook 745 G2 delivers future-ready performance at an exceptional price. Featuring AMD A-Series Pro APUs now with revolutionary HSA technology, a lightweight design, and an optional FHD... More
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average HP laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by HP.

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

Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years only have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the EliteBook 745 has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 745.

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

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Very Long Battery Life

The average battery life of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 745 is 8.8h, and the battery lifes range from 3h to 50h. With a battery life of 50 hours, the EliteBook 745 has one of the longest battery lifes amongst laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 745 which do not have a front camera, the EliteBook 745 has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 745 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 745 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 745 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.4GB. The EliteBook 745 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the HP ENVY 15 (12GB), or the Lenovo Y70 (16GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 745 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most laptops that were released around the same time as 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 745.

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

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Light

The weights of laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 210g to 4.5kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 745 is quite light compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The HP EliteBook 745 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This HP notebook PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11g WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 745.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop is 802.11a.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 745 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 745 range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 745 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 745.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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Very Thin

The average height of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 745 is 49mm, and the heights range from 16mm to 420mm. With a height of only 21 millimeters, the EliteBook 745 is quite thin compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 745 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 745 have total storage capacity of between 8GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus PU551LA (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 745 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 745 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 745 have between two and five battery cells.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 745

Released Over Two Years Ago

This HP portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 745 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 745.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP ENVY 15 (2.4GHz).

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AMD a Processor Family

This laptop has an AMD A processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 745 has a relatively typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa (15"), or the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B (15.6").

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
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 Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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

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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 f1q20eaaby, f1q21eaabu, hp a128800, f1q21eaab9, f1q21eaaby, hp a128800b
Barcodes 00888793358764, 00888793358771, 00888793358795, 00888793358801, 00888793358818, 00888793358825, 00888793358832, 00888793358948, 00888793516751, 00888793626719
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