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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of this spec and age. 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

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

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 also have a front camera.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 370MHz. The EliteBook 840 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 which have a full-size keyboard.

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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 commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 has a quite small screen size (only 14 inches) 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 have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 840 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16,384 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 25GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

If this HP portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus X75A (6GB).

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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 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)
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
Windows Keys
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® 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® 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
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 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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i55300, i55300u, j7z22awabu
Barcodes 00888793462607, 00888793462904, 00888793463307, 00888793463734, 00888793464243, 00888793472804, 08887934586556
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