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HP EliteBook 820
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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel-ready companion. The HP EliteBook 820 thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 820 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 820 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 820 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2 (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (SSD) both from HP.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 820 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP EliteBook 820 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 820. Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The HP EliteBook 820 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 820 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.

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Narrow

With a width of only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook 820 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average width of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 360mm, and the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo E550 (192GB and higher rated).

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 (13.1").

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 820 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 820 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the T450s (12GB), or the ThinkPad T450 (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the HP EliteBook 820 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (9.3h).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
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 Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs 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 DirectX 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 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
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video 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 TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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15 June 2015

The HP Elitebook 820 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany.The HP Elitebook 820 G2 is a Broadwell upgrade of the 820 G1. Only the innards are different while the outside remained the same. The new...

No doubt the HP EliteBook 820 will appeal to those who appreciate an Ultrabook with upgradable internals and a removable battery. Once staples of the laptop world, these useful features have...

21 February 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the HP EliteBook 820, a 12.5? business laptop with Intel 4th generation Haswell CPUs. The 2.94 lb. is very stylish, with a magnesium lid, tapered sides yet it's MIL Spec durable.... Read more…

3 February 2014

There are some very nice touches on the HP EliteBook 820 G1, especially the way it fits an Ethernet port into something much thinner than many business travellers are used to. This isn't the brick...

3 February 2014

HP isn't going to win a style prize for the EliteBook 820 G1, especially compared to sleek-looking hybrid notebooks from Lenovo or the VaporMag-coated Surface Pro 2. But for the business user, a...

1 February 2014

The HP Elitebook 820 is a needed departure from the company's tradition. Though fans of older systems may balk at the new notebook's plastic chassis, the new design is lighter, thinner and less...

11 December 2013

It's hardly surprising that most Ultrabooks tend to have 12-inch or 13-inch screens since, of course, that helps to keep their size and weight as low as possible. For some reason, though, HP seems... Read more…

2 December 2013

A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance. The upgradeability will help to extend the life of the product, and the only letdown is the 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…

27 July 2015

Mise à niveau vers Broadwell. L'EliteBook 820 G2 est un ultraportable de 12,5 pouces dédié aux professionnels. L'impression générale est bonne, mais avec un prix fixé à un peu moins de 2000... Read more…

Matte, bright, contrastrich IPS display
Excellent case quality
Highend input devices
LTE modem
Easy Maintenance
Fan produces side noise
Poor speakers
High price point
El ventilador produce ruido lateral
Malos altavoces
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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp l3z40, hp l3z40u, l3z40utaba, hp l3z40ut
Barcodes 00889296181026, 00889296181033, 08892961810260
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