HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
Portable Powerhouse
HP’s most versatile Mobile Workstation with advanced graphics
and performance with a 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal HD display.
HP recommends Windows® 7.
Outstanding Workstation-class features
Maximize onscreen performance with industry-leading,
workstation-caliber graphics. Choose from the NVIDIA
Quadro FX 880M or 1800M with 1 GB of video
memory. HP’s extensive ISV certification program
ensures highly reliable performance across the most
demanding workstations-specific applications.
Maximize your performance
Enjoy new performance levels with the new 2010 Intel®
Core™ i5 and i7 processor family, capable of working
in a true 64-bit environment and 16 GB of memory
capacity. Share information with fast transfer speeds
using two USB 3.0 ports. Connect to external displays
and get sharper, deeper images with DisplayPort.
Industrial design
Starting at 2.95 kg, this Mobile Workstation combines
premier design with business rugged construction. With
a gunmetal finish, the HP EliteBook 8540w is designed
to meet tough military standards (MIL-STD 810G) for
vibration, dust, humidity, altitude and high temperature.
HP Professional Innovations help you focus on your
Optional integrated HP Mobile Broadband allows
convenient access to the internet, corporate intranet, and
e-mail in more places than ever. With the WWAN card
installed, you also gain a Global Positioning System
(GPS) receiver to determine your position. Couple this
with available applications to turn your notebook into a
GPS device.
HP QuickLook 3 provides quick access to email,
calendar, contacts and tasks at the touch of a button
without long boot-up time. HP QuickWeb grants access
to the web in seconds… even if your notebook is turned
Built to conserve: HP Power Assistant measures and logs
reported platform energy usage and delivers
comprehensive reporting (time, watts, energy cost and
carbon footprint).
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP recommends Windows® 7.
Operating system
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 32
Intel® Core™ i7-840QM Processor (1.86 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-820QM Processor (1.73 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor
(1.73 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Processor (1.60 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-640M Processor (2.80 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache); Intel®
Core™ i7-620M Processor (2.66 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (2.40 GHz, 3
MB L3 cache)
Mobile Intel® QM57 Express
2 or 4 SODIMM slots supporting dual channel memory; Upgradeable to 16 GB
Internal Storage
SATA II Hard Drive 250, 320 or 500 GB (7200 rpm), SATA 160 or 256 GB Solid State Drive, 320 GB Self Encrypting Drive (7200 rpm), HP 3D DriveGuard
Upgrade Bay
DVD-ROM; DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL; Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL; Blu-ray R/RE DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL; With the Upgrade Bay with Dual Hard Drive
support, the optical drive can be replaced with an optional 500 GB 7200 rpm hard drive
39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit HD+ Anti-Glare (1366 x 768) or 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit HD+ Anti-Glare (1600 x 900) or 39,6 cm (15.6")
diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit FHD Anti-Glare (1920 x 1080) or 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal 16:9 LED-backlit FHD DreamColor Anti-Glare (1920 x 1080), Ambient Light
sensor, optional HP Privacy Filter
ATI FirePro M5800 graphics with 1 GB dedicated DDR3 video memory, NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR3 video memory; NVIDIA Quadro
FX 1800M graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
HD audio (HP Previer Sound); 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
Wireless Support
Intel Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (3x3) 802.11a/b/g/n; Intel Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 (2x2) 802.11a/b/g/n; HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth® 2.1 Wireless
Technology; Optional HP Mobile Broadband (powered by Gobi™) with GPS
Intel Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000 NIC); 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots
1 Express Card/54; 1 Smart Card Reader; 1 6-in-1 Media Card Reader
Ports and Connectors
3 USB 2.0; 2 USB 3.0; 1 DisplayPort; 1 external VGA monitor; 1 1394a; 1 stereo microphone in; 1 stereo headphone/line-out; 1 AC power; 1 RJ-11; 1 RJ-45; 1 eSATA; 1
docking connector; 1 secondary battery connector
Input Device
Spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and drain; backlit keyboard (select models); Dual point (touchpad plus pointstick) with three pick buttons; Touchpad with scroll
zone and gesture support; Optional 2MP webcam with Business Card Reader Software
HP Recovery Manager (Windows 7 and Vista only), HP QuickLook 3, HP QuickWeb, HP Power Assistant, HP Client Manager Software, HP Client Configuration
Management Agent, HP OpenView PC Configuration Management Solutions, HP Performance Tuning Framework, Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase of a Product
Key required to activate a full Office 2010 suite)
McAfee Security Solution, HP ProtectTools Security Manager, 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, optional HP Fingerprint
Sensor, optional HP Privacy Filter, optional Computrace LoJack Pro Premium for HP ProtectTools with GPS Tracking
37.35 x 25.15 x 3.24 cm
Starting at 2.95 kg
Energy efficiency compliance
ENERGY STAR® (selected models)
8-cell (73 WHr) Lithium-Ion Battery or 8-cell (68 WHr) Long Life Lithium-Ion Battery, optional 8-cell (52 WHr) Extended Life Battery or optional 12-cell (95 WHr)
Ultra-Capacity Battery; 150W Smart AC adapter; 120W Smart AC adapter; 90W Smart AC adapter; HP Fast Charge
Battery life
Up to 5h30m (Primary Battery)
Expansion solutions
HP Docking Station, HP Advanced Docking Station, HP Monitor Stand, HP Basic Adjustable Stand, HP Adjustable Notebook Stand
3 years carry-in (pick-up and return in some countries (upgrades available, sold separately)) 1 year warranty on primary battery, 3-year limited warranty on HP Long Life
Battery (only available with 3-year platform warranty).
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 32
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 64
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11
For more information, please visit www.hp.com/eur/notebooks
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HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP recommends Windows® 7.
Accessories and Services
HP Bluetooth ExpressCard
Bluetooth based input device that is charged and stored in the notebook's Express Card slot. It's innovative
design is paired with comfortable usage and is combining convential mouse and presenter functionality with
integrated laser pointer.
Product number: GK872AA
HP Professional Series
Topload Case
Designed for ultra-mobile professionals who are on the road frequently and for long periods of time.
Product number: AT886AA
HP 230W Advanced
Docking Station
Robust desktop replacement solution for your mobile office with advanced features for future expansion.
Product number: NZ223AA
HP 15.6 Privacy Filter
No more need to worry about prying eyes. This unique HP built-to-fit solution ensures confidential business
data, personal information and financial records are visible only to the person sat directly in front of the
notebook display.
Product number: AU103AA
HP 12-cell Ultra-capacity
Increase the battery life of your HP Business Notebook by an additional 10 hours with the HP 12-cell
Ultra-Capacity Battery.
Product number: AT486AA
3-year Next Business Day
Onsite for Travelers with
Accidental Damage
Enjoy total peace of mind in case an unexpected incident damages your Notebook and get supported onsite
when needed in major geographies of the world, for 3 years.
Product number: UQ831E
For more information, please visit www.hp.com/eur/hpoptions
Keep your PC running at its best with HP Support Assistant www.hp.com/eu/supportassistant