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HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation - Overview

Product description

HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation

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Product features

Feature
Description
Chipset
Mobile Intel QM57 Express Chipset
Processors
Intel Quad-Core Processor :
  • Intel Core i7-820QM Processor (1.73-GHz, 8MB L3 cache)* Up to 3.06 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

  • Intel Core i7-720QM Processor (1.66-GHz, 6MB L3 cache)* Up to 2.8 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

Intel Dual-Core Processors :
  • Intel Core i7-620M Processor (2.66 GHz, 4MB L3 cache) Up to 3.33 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

  • Intel Core i5-540M Processor (2.53 GHz, 3MB L3 cache) Up to 3.06 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

  • Intel Core i5-520M Processor (2.4 GHz, 3MB L3 cache) Up to 2.93 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology

NOTE: Intel's numbering is not a measurement of higher performance. Processor speed denotes maximum performance mode; processor will run at lower speeds in battery optimization mode.
Memory
Standard : DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM (1333 MHz)* Two SODIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory 1024MB, 2048MB, 3072MB, or 4096MB
Maximum : Upgradeable to 8192MB with 4096MB SODIMMs in slots 1 and 2
Dual-channel : Maximized dual-channel performance requires SODIMMs of the same size and speed in both memory slots.
NOTE: With some processors, memory bus runs at a maximum of 1066 MHz
NOTE: Due to the non-industry standard nature of some third-party memory modules, we recommend HP branded memory to ensure compatibility. If you mix memory speeds, the system will perform at the lower memory speed. Full availability of 4GB or more of memory requires a Windows 64-bit operating system or Linux. With Windows 32-bit operating systems, the amount of usable memory is dependent upon your configuration, so that above 3GB all memory may not be available due to system resource requirements.
Graphics
NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics with 1GB dedicated DDR3 video memory
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800M graphics with 1GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
Microsoft DirectX 10.1 (Shader Model 4.1) and OpenGL 2.1 capable
Microsoft DirectX 11 (Shader Model 4.1) and OpenGL 3.2 capable
ATI FirePro M5800 graphics with 1GB dedicated DDR3 video memory
Display
Internal :
  • 15.6 in diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit HD anti-glare (1366 x 768 resolution)

  • 15.6 in diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit HD+ anti-glare (1600 x 900 resolution)

  • 15.6 in diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit FHD anti-glare (1920 x 1080 resolution)

  • 15.6 in diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit FHD anti-glare DreamColor (1920 x 1080 resolution)

  • Ambient Light Sensor

  • Optional HP Privacy Filter

External : Up to 32-bit per pixel color depth
DisplayPort supports resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, 30-bit color depth at 60 Hz, and full HD (1920 x 1080) monitors, 24-bit color depth at 120 Hz
VGA port supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and lower resolutions at up to 100 Hz
DVI-D (single link) video signal available through DVI port in optional HP Docking Station (sold separately) supports resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 at both full and reduced blanking, and 1920 x 1200 at reduced blanking
NOTE: Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
Keyboard
The HP spill-resistant keyboard is designed using a thin layer of Mylar film under the keyboard and a drain system that funnels fluid through a hole in the bottom of the notebook. This minimizes the risk of damage to sensitive components underneath. The 101/102-key compatible keyboard features an industry standard, full-pitch key layout with desktop keyboard features, such as the isolated inverted-T cursor control keys, editing keys, both left and right control and alt keys, and 12 function keys. U.S. and International key layouts are available. Includes an integrated numeric keypad, hotkeys for instant access to power conservation, brightness, and other features. It has 19.05 x 19.05 mm key pitch (center-to-center spacing) and 2.5 mm stroke.
HP DuraKeys is a clear coating applied over the notebook keyboard that helps protect the finish and the printed characters on the keys. HP DuraFinish helps protect the finish on the keyboard deck, graphics, and icons from normal wear and tear.
Dual Pointing devices
  • Touchpad with scroll zone, two pick buttons

  • Optional pointstick with two additional pointstick buttons

Touch-sensitive controls
Touch-sensitive controls provide easy access to the following features: HP QuickLook 3, HP QuickWeb, wireless on/off, touchpad on/off, volume mute, volume down, volume up, and calculator button.
Internal Storage Device
Hard drives 250/320/500/640GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA II 320GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA II Self Encrypting Drive
NOTE: These hard drives are customer removable and will withstand multiple insertion/removal cycles. Up to 15GB is reserved for the system recovery software.
HP 3D DriveGuard (Windows only) The hard drive is mounted directly to the notebook frame, reducing the transmission of shock to the hard drive. Uses three-axis digital motion detection with intelligent sensitivity to help protect the hard drive during normal use from shock and vibration. The digital accelerometer temporarily halts all data transfer and parks the hard drive when abrupt motion is detected.
Solid State Drive :
  • 160GB Solid State Drive

  • 256GB Solid State Drive

Upgrade Bay
Fixed 12.7 mm SATA optical drive :
  • Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive

  • DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive

  • DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive

  • DVD-ROM Drive

Second hard drive Weight saver : 500GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA II Hard Drive
Power Supply
External 150 W Smart AC adapter
External 120 W Smart AC adapter
External 90 W Smart AC adapter
Battery
Primary battery :
  • HP 8-cell 73 WHr Li-Ion Primary Battery

  • HP Long Life 8-cell 68 WHr Li-Ion Primary Battery

Optional secondary battery
  • HP Extended Life Battery (8-cell 52 WHr)

  • HP Ultra-Capacity Battery (12-cell 95 WHr)

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Software overview

Feature
Description
Operating System1
Preinstalled
  • Genuine Windows 7 Professional Edition 322

  • Genuine Windows 7 Professional Edition 642

  • Genuine Windows XP Professional available through downgrade rights from Windows 7 Professional2

  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 322

  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium Edition2

  • Genuine Windows Vista Business 323

  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic 323

  • Free DOS

Supported
  • Genuine Windows Vista Enterprise 323

  • Genuine Windows Vista Enterprise 643

  • Genuine Windows XP Professional 64

Certified
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11

Software
Preinstalled software with Windows operating system
  • HP Recovery Manager (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)

  • HP Support Assistant (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)

  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager

  • HP QuickLaunch Buttons Software

  • HP QuickLook 3

  • HP QuickWeb

  • HP Power Assistant

  • HP Connection Manager

  • HP Wireless Assistant

  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007 60-day Convertible Trial

  • McAfee Total Protection4

  • PDF Complete Special Edition5

  • Roxio Creator Business 10 (select models)

  • InterVideo WinDVD (select models)

  • Synaptics Touchpad Driver

  • HP Webcam Software

  • WinZip 12

Additional software available from the web
  • HP SoftPaq Download Manager

  • HP Client Manager Software

  • HP Client Management Solutions

  • Java Card Security for HP ProtectTools

NOTE: 1: Windows XP Professional is preinstalled on this system and includes end user rights and media for Windows 7 Professional. You may only use one version at a time. You must back up all data (files, photos, etc.) before uninstalling and installing operating systems to avoid loss of your data.

2: System may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware and/or a DVD drive to install the Windows 7 software and take full advantage of Windows 7 functionality. Click here for more details on Windows 7 Non-HP site .

3: Certain Windows Vista product features require advanced or additional hardware. Click here for more details on Windows Vista hardware requirements Non-HP site .

Click here for more details on Windows Vista capables Non-HP site .

Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features of Windows Vista will run on your computer.

Click here to download the tool Non-HP site .

4: 60 day trial period for McAfee Total Protection for Small Business software. Internet access required to receive updates. First update included. Subscription required for updates thereafter.

5: 60 day trial; purchase license afterwards for full functionality.

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