HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
Power to Perform
HP’s most powerful Mobile Workstation with advanced graphics
and performance and a 43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal display
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
Billion color possibilities
Choose the 43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal LED-backlit
WUXGA anti-glare display with exclusive HP
DreamColor display technology. Produce accurate
and consistent color for precise results every time.
Enhance performance to accomplish more
Boost on-screen performance with the ultimate
workstation-caliber graphics from ATI and NVIDIA
with 1GB video memory. HP’s extensive ISV
certification program ensures reliable performance
across the most demanding workstations-specific
Enjoy new performance levels with the new 2010
Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processor families. The
quad-core configurations can accommodate up to
16 GB of memory capacity. The backlit keyboard
simplifies typing in low light.
Reliability from our legendary quality measures
Starting at 3.57 kg, this Mobile Workstation
combines premier design with rugged
construction. With a gunmetal finish, the HP
EliteBook 8740w is designed to meet tough
military standards (MIL-STD 810G) for vibration,
dust, humidity, altitude and high temperature.
Built to simplify. Integrated HP Mobile Broadband
allows convenient access to the internet and e-mail
in more places than ever. Optional integrated HP
Mobile Broadband also includes a Global
Positioning System (GPS) receiver that supports
NMEA-compatible applications, which are often
used for asset tracking, mapping or navigation.
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 off.
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 8740w Mobile Workstation
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
Operating system
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 32
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic 32
Intel® Core™ i7-940XM Processor (2.13 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-920XM Processor (2.00 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); 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
DDR3 SDRAM, 1333 MHz, 2048/4096/8192 MB; 2 or 4 SODIMM; Upgradeable to 16 GB
Internal Storage
SATA II Hard Drive 250, 320 or 500 GB (7200 rpm), SATA 256 GB Solid State Drive, 320 GB Self Encrypting Drive (7200 rpm), HP 3D DriveGuard
Upgrade Bay
DVD-ROM; DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe; Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe; 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
43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal LED-backlit WXGA+ Anti-Glare (1440 x 900) or 43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal LED-backlit WSXGA+ wide-viewing angle Anti-Glare (1680 x 1050)
or 43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal LED-backlit WUXGA wide-viewing angle Anti-Glare (1920 x 1200) or 43,2 cm (17.0") diagonal LED-backlit WUXGA DreamColor
wide-viewing angle Anti-Glare (1920 x 1200) , Ambient Light sensor, integrated lid switch, optional HP Privacy Filter
ATI FirePro M7820 graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory; NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR3 video memory; NVIDIA
Quadro FX 2800M graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR3 video memory; NVIDIA Quadro 5000M graphics with 2 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; 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 Media Card Reader
Ports and Connectors
2 USB 2.0; 2 USB 3.0; 1 1394a; 1 AC power; 1 DisplayPort; 1 docking connector; 1 eSATA; 1 RJ-11; 1 RJ-45; 1 secondary battery connector; 1 stereo
headphone/line-out; 1 stereo microphone in; 1 VGA-in
Input Device
Spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and drain; backlit keyboard (select models); Enhanced dual pointing devices (touchpad and pointstick) with scroll zone;
Optional 2MP webcam with Business Card Reader Software
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 2010 preloaded
(purchase of a Product Key required to activate a full Office 2010 suite)
McAfee Security Solution, 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, optional HP Privacy Filter, optional Computrace LoJack Pro Premium for HP ProtectTools with GPS Tracking
39.75 x 28.55 x 3.65 cm
Starting at 3.57 kg
8-cell (73 WHr) Lithium-Ion Battery, 8-cell (68 WHr) Long Life Lithium-Ion Battery, optional 8-cell (52 WHr) Extended Life Battery, 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 3h30m (Primary Battery)
Expansion solutions
HP WKS Docking Station, HP Advanced WKS Docking Station, HP Display and Notebook Stand, HP Adjustable Display Stand
3 years carry-in (pick-up and return in some countries (upgrades available, sold separately)) 1 year warranty on primary battery
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 32
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 64
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 64
For more information, please visit www.hp.com/eur/notebooks
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This 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. See
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HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
Accessories and Services
HP Notebook Projection
Designed for use in smaller settings where a handful of people are present, the HP Notebook
Projection Companion is ideal for highly mobile users. Compatible with HP Business and
Consumer Notebook PCs and other notebooks with a VGA connection, this ultra-portable
accessory is powerful and durable enough to serve as your primary projector or as a backup
while on the road. DLP technology gives your presentations sharp images, crisp text and vibrant
colors. Weighing less than a pound (0.9 lb/0.42 kg) and measuring just 3.6 x 1.6 x 4.4
inches (9.3 x 4.0 x 11.1 cm), this remarkably compact projector fits easily inside your notebook
carrying case.
Product number: AX325AA
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 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
HP Deluxe Roller Case
The HP Deluxe Roller Case is the ideal solution for those who travel frequently on business and
like the convenience of a roller case rather than carrying their notebook and documentation
over long distances in busy airports.
Product number: GD405AA
HP 230W Advanced
Docking Station
Robust desktop replacement solution for your mobile office with advanced features for future
Product number: NZ223AA
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