HP EliteBook 8740w specs features and price details

HP's updated its 17-inch EliteBook mobile workstation with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors; three 1GB graphics card options; bear for up to 16GB of 1,333MHz DDR3 memory; an option for a 256GB SSD; and mobile broadband with GPS for asset tracking, mapping, or navigation. Returning is the 17-inch LED-backlit WUXGA+ antiglare display with HP DreamColor technology for professional color reproduction.

The component offerings should allow for some serious desktop-like performance while still being mobile. The workstation measures 1.4 inches high by 15.6 inches wide by 11.2 inches deep and its weight starts at 7.8 pounds. That's not small by any means, but certainly something that can be traveled with if need be.The 8740w grants itself a valuable desktop surface of 0.11 m2, with a width of almost 40 centimeters and a depth of about 28.5 centimeters. In return, it also harbors extremely strong hardware. Considering this, the nevertheless very slim base unit is almost amazing.

In addition to an even more brilliant display, the 874w bumps up its processor options in a predictable way, offering Core i5 and i7 CPUs. Users can choose graphics by either ATI or Nvidia, but in either case 1GB of dedicated video memory comes standard. You can also opt for either a 256GB solid-state drive or a 7,200 rpm drive ranging in size from 250GB to 500GB. It can accept up to 16GB of RAM. Among its ports are four USB ports, two of which are USB 3.0. The largest battery option is an 8-cell, but with a starting weight of 7.8 pounds, we’re guessing you’re not going to want to travel far with it.
  • Intel Core i7-740QM (1.73ghz, 6mb L3 Cache)
  • 8gb DDR3-1333
  • 17″ WUXGA (1920×1200) LED-backlight DREAMCOLOR display
  • NVIDIA Quadro 5000m with dedicated 2gb DDR5 workstation-class GPU
  • 500gb 7200RPM HD
  • Full-sized backlit keyboard
  • 230w external power adapter

System features
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Operating system
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64
Intel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor (1.73 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache)
Processor technology
Intel® Core™ i7 with vPro technology
Mobile Intel® QM57 Express
Dimensions and weight
Starting at 7.8 lb (3.57 kg)
Dimensions (w x d x h)
15.6 x 11.2 x 1.4 in (397.5 x 285.5 x 36.5 mm)
Standard memory
8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Memory slots
Internal drive
500 GB 7200 rpm 2.5-inch SATA II
Optical drive
DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe
17.0" diagonal WUXGA WVA anti-glare (1920 x 1200)
NVIDIA Quadro 5000M graphics with 2 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
Expansion features
2 USB 2.0
2 USB 3.0
1 external VGA monitor
1 DisplayPort
1 1394a
1 stereo microphone in
1 stereo headphone/line-out
1 AC power
1 RJ-11
1 RJ-45
1 docking connector
1 secondary battery connector
1 Express Card/54
1 Smart Card Reader
1 Secure Digital
High definition audio; Integrated stereo speakers; Integrated dual-microphone array; Touch-sensitive controls for volume up, volume down, and mute; Stereo headphone/line out; Stereo microphone/line in
Integrated camera
2 MP webcam
spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and drain
Input devices
Touchpad with scroll zone and gesture support, three pick buttons; pointstick with three additional pointstick buttons
Network interface
10/100/1000 NIC
Intel Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Power and operating requirements
Energy efficiency
ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Gold
Power supply
External 200-watt Smart AC adapter; HP Fast Charge
Battery type
8-cell (73 WHr) Li-Ion
Battery life
up to 3 hours and 30 minutes
Storage humidity range
5 to 95% RH
Operating temperature range
41 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)
Security management
Security management
HP ProtectTools Security Manager
HP Fingerprint Sensor
Integrated Smart Card Reader
Enhanced Pre-Boot Security
HP SpareKey
One-Step Logon
Setup Password
DriveLock Password
TPM 1.2 Embedded Security Chip
TPM Enhanced DriveLock
HP Disk Sanitizer
Kensington Lock slot
Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools
What's included
Software installed
Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase of a Product Key required to activate a full Office 2010 suite)
Manageability features
HP 3D DriveGuard
HP Services includes a three-year standard parts and labor warranty, pick-up or carry-in, and toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support. On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available.

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