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HP EliteBook 8740W-XT911UT

Specifications

HP EliteBook 8740W-XT911UTNotebook: HP EliteBook 8740W-XT911UT (EliteBook 8740w Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 740QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1920x1200 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.6kg
Price: 2800 euro
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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP EliteBook 8740W-XT911UT

70% HP EliteBook 8740w XT914UA review
Source: PC Advisor English
The sheer size and mass of the HP EliteBook 8740w XT914UA means it isn't the kind of laptop you'd want to be carrying around too often. It's a great choice for anyone with the need for high-end graphics performance, though it isn't quite as speedy as other models on test when focusing on single tasks. The solid construction and usability of the EliteBook are to be admired, even if the price tag may appear somewhat daunting.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%
HP EliteBook 8740w
Source: Techreview Source English
From quad-core processing and WorkStation graphics to ISV certification and a billion-color screen, the HP EliteBook 8740w is HP's top-of-the-line offering for serious professional needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/09/2011

Comment

NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M:

Professional workstation graphics card with certified drivers for optimal CAD and DCC support. The Quadro FX 3800M is based on the GeForce GTX 280M core and when compared to the FX 3700M, the FX 3800M features higher clock speeds and is produced on a 55nm manufacturing process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


740QM:

The Core i7-740QM is a high-end quad-core CPU for laptops (in 2010) with a relative small base clock rate and a high Turbo Boost max frequency of 2.93 GHz (for one core). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow clocked quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 740QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.0":

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.


3.6 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. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

HP reviews


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 2 (Update: 2012-05-26)