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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise... More
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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

The HP EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 2h and the longest is 4,400h. At 15.25 hours, the EliteBook 840 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo L440 (21h).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This HP portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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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 this age and spec. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840, the HP EliteBook 840 has a front camera.

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Light

The HP EliteBook 840 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G1 (1.6kg).

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and type have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable 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.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that were launched around the same time as 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 quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 1.7GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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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 HP released the EliteBook 840.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55 (2.13GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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
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
USB 3.0 Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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
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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5g26, hp h5g26e, hp h5g26et
Barcodes 00888182048344, 00888182112953, 00888182113028, 00888182366578, 00888182537589, 08881820483448
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