HP EliteBook 745 G3

HP EliteBook 745 G3

Description

AMD A8-8600B (1.6GHz), 14", 1366 x 768, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 7 Professional, 7 hours battery life, 3.4 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

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Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:70
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:87

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:66/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
HP EliteBook 745 G3
Faster CPU
HP ProBook 640 G1 (K4L16UT#ABA)
Faster GPU
HP ProBook 645 G1 (F2R11UT#ABA)
Lighter
ThinkPad X Series X1 Carbon (20A7002JUS)
Better Value
ThinkPad L450 (20DT001DUS) N82E16834601119
Product nameHP EliteBook 745 G3HP ProBook 640 G1 (K4L16UT#ABA)HP ProBook 645 G1 (F2R11UT#ABA)ThinkPad X Series X1 Carbon (20A7002JUS)ThinkPad L450 (20DT001DUS)
CPU Benchmark70better72worse45worse68worse68
GPU Benchmarkbetter49better37better43better43
Value for Money47better58worse35better89better95
Popularity87worse71worse79better93worse61
Ratingbetter75better65better45
Shopineer score6666worse54better81better73
Price$849.99better$800.59better$736.99better$772.79better$736.97
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$740.00$783.00$490.00$999.00$1210.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 ProfessionalWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit Upgradable to Windows 8 ProWindows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 7 Professional 64-BitWindows 7 Professional Upgradable to Windows 8.1 Pro
BrandHPHPHPThinkPadThinkPad
Screen14"14"14"14"14"
Display TypeWide XGAFull HDYesYes
Resolution1366 x 7681366 x 7681366 x 768better1600 x 9001366 x 768
LCD FeaturesSVA anti-glare flat LED-backlit
TouchscreenNoNoNoNoNo
ProcessorAMD A8-8600B (1.6GHz)betterIntel Core i5-4210M 2.6 GHzworseAMD A6-5350M 2.9GHzworseIntel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHzworseIntel Core i5-4300U 1.9 GHz
Cores4worse2worse2worse2
Base Frequency1.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.9 GHzbetter1.9 GHzbetter1.9 GHz
Boost Frequency3.2 GHz
Memory4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GBbetter8 GB
Max Memory Supported4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GBbetter16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3 1600DDR3 1600DDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD500 GB500 GB500 GB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD180 GB256 GB
Optical DriveDVD+/-RW SuperMulti DLDVD±R/RWNo
WebcamYes720p HD Webcam720p HD webcamYesYes
Battery3-cell lithium ion6-cell, 55 WHr Li-ion6-cell lithium ionLithium Polymer6-cell (48Wh)
Battery Life7 hours11 hours9 hours8.7 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardbetterIntel HD Graphics 4600betterAMD Radeon HD 8450GbetterIntel HD Graphics 4400betterIntel HD Graphics 4400
Video Memory
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LANHP lt4111 LTE/EV-DO/HSPA+ Mobile Broadband802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LANDual Band Wireless-AC 7260802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorBlackSilverBlackBlackBlack
Weight3.4 lbs.worse4.4 lbs.worse4.4 lbs.better3 lbs.worse4.43 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
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