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HP EliteBook 840 G2
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HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 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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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 G2 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 G2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 14GB. At 32 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook 840 G2 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.6kg heavy portable PCs and we think the HP Stream 13 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (1.6kg).

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between two and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 840 G2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

There are a number of alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T550 (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s (512GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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
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
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
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
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology

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Product Identifiers

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