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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Feb 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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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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 laptops of this type and age.

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 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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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 notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 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 that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 actually the best storage medium across all similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop 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 are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

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

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2776436_price] (15.5").

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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp h9w19, hp v1b70, hp t7n25, hp n8q14, hp t9x55, hp m5j22, hp i56200, hp t9x55e, hp i56300, hp m5j22u, hp i55300, hp i55200, hp h9w19e, hp v1b70e, hp t7n25a, hp n8q14e, h9w19eaabu, hp m5j22up, hp i55300u, hp p243699, hp p220152, hp i55200u, hp h9w19ea, hp p221532, hp v1b70ea, hp t7n25aw, hp n8q14ea, hp p235708
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