HP’s Latest Netbook: EliteBook 8740w with Core i7 and USB 3.0

HP has unveiled its latest netbook, the new HP EliteBook 8740w. This HP netbook is equipped with powerful specifications like USB 3.0, and the latest processor and fastest on earth the Core i7.  The HP EliteBook 8740w also features high end graphic cards like Quadro FX 2800M, Quadro FX 3800M or FirePro M7820 which can be use for image editing etc.

The basic model packs Intel Core i5-520M CPU @2.40 GHz, 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, ATI FirePro M78820 graphics with 1 GB dedicated GDDR video memory, Intel Centrino 802.11 a/b/g/n and comes for $ 1,999.

The top tier packs Core i7-720QM @1.60 GHz, 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800M with 1 GB dedicated GDDR3 video memory, Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (3×3) 802.11a/b/g/n and comes for $3, 899, and be available worldwide in April.

All the new 8740w models in the HP Elitebook series measure 397.5 x 285.5 x 36.5 mm, feature 17 inch 1920 x 1080 HP DreamColor LED-backlit screen, two USB 3.0 ports, along with standard eSATA, VGA, RJ45, Firewire, optional 2MP webcam as well as a DisplayPort jack, 320 GB 7200 rpm SATA II (up to 500 GB) or up to 256 GB SSD, DVD+/-RW SUperMulti optical drive, Bluetooth 2.1 and they are upgradeable to 16 GB maximum SD RAM (with four 4 GB SODIMMs).

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