HP EliteBook 745 G3 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)

HP EliteBook 745 G3 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) T3L35UT#ABA

Description

AMD PRO A12-8800B APU with Radeon R7 Graphics (2.1 GHz, up to 3.4 GHz, 2 MB cache, 4 cores), 14", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, AMD Radeon R6, Windows 7 Professional 64 (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro 64), 3.27 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1099.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:75
GPU Benchmark:
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:79/ 100

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Product nameHP EliteBook 745 G3 Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (20F9003CUS)HP EliteBook 840 G3 (T6F46UT#ABA)ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB002RUSLenovo ThinkPad T460s (20F9003CUS)
CPU Benchmark75better76worse70worse70better76
GPU Benchmarkbetter51better51better51better51
Value for Money80better83worse63better86better83
Popularity80worse79worse74better94better94
Rating
Shopineer score79better80worse68better84better84
Price$1099.00better$1088.99worse$1199.99better$1035.54better$1088.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1322.00$1340.00$1236.00$1300.00$1340.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64 (available through downgrade rights frWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit / Windows 10 Pro DowngradeWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Windows 10 Pro downgrade)Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit / Windows 10 Pro DowngradeWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit / Windows 10 Pro Downgrade
BrandHPLenovoHPThinkPadLenovo
Screen14"14"14"14"14"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologySVA anti-glare slim LED-backlitIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorAMD PRO A12-8800B APU with Radeon R7 Graphics (2.1 GHz, up to 3.betterIntel Core i7-6600U 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzworseIntel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6600U 2.6 GHz
Cores2222
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.3 GHz2.3 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.4 GHz2.8 GHz2.8 GHz3.4 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported20 GB20 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133DDR4 2133LPDDR3 1866DDR4 2133
HDD
HDD RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam720p720p HD webcam720p720p
BatteryFront Li-Polymer 3-cell (23 Wh) and rear Li-Ion 3-cell (26 Wh), HP Long Life 3-cell, 46 WHr Li-ionIntegrated Lithium Polymer 4-cell (52 Wh) RapidCharge batteryFront Li-Polymer 3-cell (23 Wh) and rear Li-Ion 3-cell (26 Wh),
Battery Life10.5 hours11 hours10.5 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon R6betterIntel HD Graphics 520betterIntel HD Graphics 520betterIntel HD Graphics 520betterIntel HD Graphics 520
Video Memory
Communication
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
ColorBlackBlackBlack
Weight3.27 lbs.better3 lbs.worse3.41 lbs.better2.58 lbs.better3 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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