Business Computer Buying Guide

Business computers are built with higher-grade components and are easier to upgrade than consumer models.
Learn more about their benefits here.


ProBook 450

A great machine for basic, every day uses. Features include an Intel i3 processor,
500 GB hard drive, fingerprint scanner and metal alloy body.

Ideal for:

  • Admin assistants and receptionists
  • Inside sales teams
  • Copywriting

ProBook 640

All the features of the ProBook 440, plus a faster hard drive and upgraded Intel i5 processor for less load time when performing heavy processes.

Ideal for:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Engineers
  • Lawyers and marketing professionals

EliteBook 840

The ideal choice for on-the-go professionals. All the features of the ProBook 640 plus a lightweight body, 4 USB 3.0 ports and backlit keyboard.

Ideal for:

  • Traveling salespeople
  • Real estate agents
  • Event coordinators

Good:

  • Processor: Intel® Core i3-4005U 1.7GHz dual-core 3MB cache
  • RAM: 4GB expandable to 16GB
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 5400 RPM
  • Size: 14.9x10.1x 1", 5.22lbs.

Better:

  • Processor: Intel® i5 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB expandable to 16GB
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 7200 RPM
  • Size: 13.39x9.33x0.99", 4.4lbs.

Best:

  • Processor: Intel® i5 1.9 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB expandable to 16GB
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 7200 RPM
  • Size: 13.34x9.33x0.83", 3.48lbs.
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ProBook 450 ProBook 640 EliteBook 840
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-4005U 1.7GHz dual-core 3MB cache
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  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4210M 2.6GHz - 3.2GHz dual-core 3MB L3 cache processor for amazing performance
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 (4th Gen) 4300U / 1.9 GHz ( 2.9 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM internal and expandable up to 16GB for lag-free operations
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM internal and expandable up to 16GB for lag-free operations
  • RAM: 4GB of DDR3-1600/PC3-12800 (upgradable to 16GB) for lag-free operations
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive offers ample storage
  • Hard Drive: 500GB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive offers ample storage
  • Hard Drive: 500 GB 7200 RPM HDD offers ample storage
  • Screen: 15.6" HD active matrix TFT color LCD with LED backlight and 1366 x 768 resolution provides quality display
  • Screen: 14" HD active matrix TFT color LCD with LED backlight and 1366 x 768 resolution provides quality display
  • Screen: 14" HD active matrix TFT color LCD with LED backlight and 1366 x 768 resolution provides quality display
  • Ports: Supports DVD-RAM/+/-R/+/-RW optical media
  • Ports: Supports DVD-RAM/+/-R/+/-RW optical media
  • Ports: (4) 3.0 USB ports, VGA, Display Port, LAN, SD Card, Headphone/Mic
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, LAN, headphone/microphone combo jack
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, LAN, headphone/microphone combo jack
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, LAN, headphone/microphone combo jack
  • Input: Touchpad, point stick, volume control, spill resistant keyboard
  • Input: Touchpad, point stick, volume control, spill resistant keyboard
  • Input: Touchpad, point stick, volume control, Spill resistant, backlit keyboard
  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit Professional w/Free upgrade to Windows 10
  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit Professional w/Free upgrade to Windows 10
  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit Professional w/Free upgrade to Windows 10
  • Software: Includes HP 3D Driveguard, Connection Manager, Wireless Hotspot, PageLift, Recovery Manager, Support Assistant, ePrint and Buy Office software
  • Software: Includes HP 3D Driveguard, Connection Manager, Wireless Hotspot, PageLift, Recovery Manager, Support Assistant, ePrint and Buy Office software
  • Software: Includes HP 3D Driveguard, Connection Manager, Wireless Hotspot, PageLift, Recovery Manager, Support Assistant, ePrint and Buy Office software
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  • Only .8" thick and less than 3.5 LBS
  • Got a question? Give us a call and we'll help! Call 1-800-789-1331.