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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other 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 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 portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops 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.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 840 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the HP EliteBook 840's battery life of 15.25 hours is one of the longest. The average battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 24h, and the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L440 (21h).

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory 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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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 also have a front camera.

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Light

The lightest comparable spec laptop that is a similar age to the EliteBook 840 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of, the HP EliteBook 840's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the EliteBook 840 of only 16 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 is 4GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 8440p (250GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa (2.1GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the EliteBook 850 (15.6"), or the 250 (15.6") both from HP.

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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
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
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® 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 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
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j8t99utaba, hp p228626, hp p228626p
Barcodes 08887934622186
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