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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 is 1.9GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The EliteBook 840 has a very long battery life (15.25 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest similar spec portable PC that came out more than two years ago is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 range from 4,200 RPM to 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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 a comparable age and spec to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 840's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have a full-size keyboard, however the HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 840.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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
3D
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

27 June 2014

HP's EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP's naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is... Read more…

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance, and all the correct options for a business laptop. But you should try its eraser-head cursor control before...

20 February 2014

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 business laptop provides an outstanding keyboard and touch pad, long battery life, and a VGA port in a sleek, affordable package. Just be prepared to accept some compromises...

7 February 2014

Not cheap, but it is powerful with an excellent display and battery life...

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Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David S.

Had been a fan of the Lenovo line of notebooks for a long time but the newest Elitebooks have finally tipped me in favor of the HP notebooks. My brother got a new Lenovo notebook from his company... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Brian W.
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with the purchase.. the refurbished one cost over 600+ on other sites...

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Emir M.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this laptop for work for about six months and I liked it so much that I decided to buy one for myself when I saw the deal on newegg for Cyber Monday. The keyboard is great. The keys are... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dan B.
(Verified Purchase)

I build computers. I have since very young, and have always been a desktop person. Over the years of a growing family, laptops have become more practical for us and I am very technical in general.... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Bret Z.

This system says it's a $1199 system on the specs, and although they generally have it much cheaper, it really is an $1199 system. It feels like you are holding a premium product, it has powerful... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8u02, hp j8u02u, hp i34030, j8u02utaba, hp i34030u, hp j8u02ut, hp j8u02uta, hp j8u02utab, hp j8u02utaba
Barcodes 00888793462843, 08887934628430
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