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HP EliteBook 840

HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 that we have checked the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the EliteBook 840's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year 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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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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Portable PCs of this age and spec processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840, the EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017135_price], and the EliteBook 840[pl_2783772_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783814_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC 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 around for around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 14GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Light

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter laptops that were released one year ago amongst portable PCs of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.3kg heavy laptops and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783850_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2778541_price] (1.4kg), or the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2783799_price] (1.3kg).

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2831281_price], or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. 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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo T450[plb_2903125_price].

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the LG 13Z940[plb_2362386_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the ProBook 450 G2[pl_2949831_price] (15.6"), or the ProBook 450[pl_2870447_price] (15.6") both from HP or the Lenovo T550[plb_2966418_price] (15.6").

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], and the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2823389_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type 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.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2783772_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

There are a number of alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price], or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2747169_price].

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper), or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2866951_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper) both from DELL or the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price] (2.3GHz and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2804968_price] which is cheaper.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000[plb_2851056_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives 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
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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)
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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers t9x22e, hp w781, t9x22ea, t9x22et, hp e7m73, hp f1q48, t9x22eta, hp l8t40, hp win81, hp w781p, t9x22eaa, hp p0c57, hp n6q34, hp l8t40e, hp win81p, hp i56200, t9x22eaab, hp p0c57u, hp n6q34e, hp i55200, hp e7m73p, hp f1q48e, t9x22etab, l8u12etabz, hp p0c57ut, hp n6q34ea, hp p220194, hp i55200u, hp p242070
Barcodes 00889296551430, 00889899728239
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