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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its portable PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its ultrabooks compared to other manufacturers.

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 notebook PC.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger on-board graphics adapter memory capacity (1.7 gigabytes) amongst ultrabooks of this age. Across all the ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 the on-board graphics adapter memory capacity range from 0.12GB to 1.7GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP EliteBook 840 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 14.5 hours, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840. The shortest battery life of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 3.1h and the longest is 18h.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Across all portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the worst processor family is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

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

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (SSD).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, however the EliteBook 840 has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago is 9.6GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840's maximum internal memory is one of the biggest amongst ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840. Across all the ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the HP EliteBook 840 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840. The average cache memory of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.3MB.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

The smallest L3 cache of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB. The EliteBook 840 has a fairly big L3 cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 1,700 megabyte, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 is 1.2GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the EliteBook 840 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 1.3GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 2.1GB.

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Thick

The EliteBook 840 is fairly thick (21 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. The heights of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 6mm to 31mm.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The EliteBook 840 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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 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)
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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