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HP EliteBook 840

HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

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 portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 is 11GB. The EliteBook 840 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year 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 laptop.

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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 of this type and age. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T450 (12GB).

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 840 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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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 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. 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 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840, the HP 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 laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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6 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 EliteBook 840 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the EliteBook 820 (2.3GHz), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (2.3GHz) both from HP.

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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 frequently found processor family on similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (508GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

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

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (15.5").

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (1.8kg).

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Near Field Communication (NFC)
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
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® 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
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
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56300, i56300u, hp i56300, hp i56300u
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