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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+Flash 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jan 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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11 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The EliteBook 840 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs 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 laptops of a similar type and age to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 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|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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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 available for more than a year.

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6 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD+Flash storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Boost Frequency
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
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
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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 TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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)
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
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

27 June 2014

HP's EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP's naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is... Read more…

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance, and all the correct options for a business laptop. But you should try its eraser-head cursor control before...

20 February 2014

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 business laptop provides an outstanding keyboard and touch pad, long battery life, and a VGA port in a sleek, affordable package. Just be prepared to accept some compromises...

7 February 2014

Not cheap, but it is powerful with an excellent display and battery life...

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Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David S.

Had been a fan of the Lenovo line of notebooks for a long time but the newest Elitebooks have finally tipped me in favor of the HP notebooks. My brother got a new Lenovo notebook from his company... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Brian W.
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with the purchase.. the refurbished one cost over 600+ on other sites...

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Emir M.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this laptop for work for about six months and I liked it so much that I decided to buy one for myself when I saw the deal on newegg for Cyber Monday. The keyboard is great. The keys are... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dan B.
(Verified Purchase)

I build computers. I have since very young, and have always been a desktop person. Over the years of a growing family, laptops have become more practical for us and I am very technical in general.... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Bret Z.

This system says it's a $1199 system on the specs, and although they generally have it much cheaper, it really is an $1199 system. It feels like you are holding a premium product, it has powerful... Read more…

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