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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 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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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 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 highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] (2.6GHz), or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price], or the 13Z940[pl_2362386_price] both from LG or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882103_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885455_price] (SSD), or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012166_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

Alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price], or the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2737187_price].

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 840 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Across all laptops of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2831281_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the ZBook 14 G2[pl_3017135_price], or the EliteBook 840[pl_2822530_price] both from HP.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might want to look at including the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2737187_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the HP 840 G1[plb_2350979_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885642_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook 840 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity.

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Light

The EliteBook 840 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2701189_price] (1.6kg and cheaper).

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Quite Big Cache Memory

The EliteBook 840 has one of the bigger cache memories (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The cache memories of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 that we have checked the processor cache of, the EliteBook 840's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average processor cache of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2831281_price], or the Vostro 14 5000[pl_2428047_price] both from DELL or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

We compared all the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2743443_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the ProBook 430[pl_2783787_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the ProBook 650[pl_2877744_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Lenovo T440[plb_3016164_price] (500GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 is 15". The EliteBook 840 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 14" laptops currently available including the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2055348_price], or the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2701503_price] which is cheaper.

If this HP portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo L540[plb_2993337_price] (15.6" and higher rated); or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2784001_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 which has three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 over two years ago.

Specification

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Display
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Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Demand Based Switching
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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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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Certificates
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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