HP EliteBook 8540p


HP EliteBook 8540p
HP EliteBook 8540p
Intel Core i5-540M 2.53 GHz
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 5100M - 1024 MB, Core: 550 MHz, Memory: 790 MHz, DDR3, - nVidia Forceware 198.05
2048 MB 
, 1x 2GB PC3-10600s, max. 8GB in 2 slots
15.6 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, AUO01EE, glossy: no
Intel QM57 Express Chipset
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9250410AS, 250 GB 
, 7200 rpm
HD Audio
1 Express Card 54mm, 5 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Headphones, microphone, Card Reader: XD, MMC, MMS Pro/ Duo, SD, SDHC, Light sensor, 2x USB 3.0
Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 37 x 372 x 251 ( = 1.46 x 14.65 x 9.88 in)
73 Wh Lithium-Ion, 8 cell, 14.4V
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
Webcam: 2.0 MP
Additional features
36 Months Warranty
2.94 kg ( = 103.71 oz / 6.48 pounds), Power Supply: 550 g ( = 19.4 oz / 1.21 pounds)
1400 Euro


Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 74%, features: 85%, display: 93% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 96%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 8540p

90% Review HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook | Notebookcheck
The golden boy? The HP Elitebook 8540p is positioned in between the HP Probook 6540b and the HP Elitebook 8540w due to its price and its performance. Those readers who are curious about how well this notebook performs, will find all the necessary information in the following in-depth review.
75% HP Elitebook 8540p (WH130AW)
Source: - 7/10 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 66% features: 73% display: 98% mobility: 58% ergonomy: 96%


NVIDIA Quadro NVS 5100M: Business Graphics card that is most likely based on the GeForce GT 330M with special BIOS and drivers for business applications.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

540M: The Core i5-540M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-620M) and clocks between 2.53-3.06 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.94 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

HP EliteBook 8540p
Quadro NVS 5100M

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)