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HP EliteBook 840 G1
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 240GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 840 G1 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. At 15.25 hours, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a very long battery life compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of this age and type is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop 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 across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 also have a front camera.

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Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The EliteBook 840 G1 is one of the lighter similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, 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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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G1. The processor caches of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 840 G1 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this type and age have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At only 240 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 840 G1 has a quite small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 840 G1 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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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 have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G1 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 840 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 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

At 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G1.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G1 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G1.

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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
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i74600, hp i74600u, hp elitebook840g1
Barcodes 00888793028216, 08887930282162
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