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HP Elitebook 840 G1

HP Elitebook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 16GB Apr 2014
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- It's time for an upgrade to the dramatically thin, light design of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 Ultrabook with a luxurious and soft touch finish.- Join forces with the latest generation Intel... More
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17 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP notebook PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings 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 around the same time as it.

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

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP Elitebook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Elitebook 840 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Elitebook 840 G1. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 24h, and the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h. With a battery life of 15.25 hours, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Elitebook 840 G1 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most laptops of a comparable type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 840 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The Elitebook 840 G1 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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 amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera.

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Light

The Elitebook 840 G1 is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 840 G1. The lightest similar spec portable PC that has been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Elitebook 840 G1 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Elitebook 840 G1 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor core 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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the Elitebook 840 G1 over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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
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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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® 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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
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 ME Firmware Version
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 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 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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i74600, j2l66utaba, hp i74600u
Barcodes 00888793165867, 08887931658676
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