• Decent video and audio encoding performance
  • Touchscreen is smooth and accurate


  • Overall performance isn't so hot
  • Display looks a little washed out

Manufacturer’s Description

Built to entertain, optimized for Windows 8 with touch, powered for high performance and sized for mobility, you will have more fun and get more done faster wherever you are, with the sleek and portable 14 Satellite P840 series.

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The Specs

Processor type Intel Core i5-3317U
Processor speed 1700.0 MHz
Display size 14.0 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphic 4000
Drives included 1.0
Raid type none
Drive size 750.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 022265269053
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • USB 3.0
  • VGA
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Memory size 6144.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 16.0 GB
Width 13.7 inches
Depth 9.2 inches
Height 1.2 inches
Weight 4.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.3 pounds
Optical Drive
Included Drives DVD Drive
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Other Features
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad (multitouch)


Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 43.0
Worldbench Version 8
Battery Life 4:22   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 22.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 822.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2081.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 1374.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 196.7   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 659.1   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 206.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 304.9   seconds (lower is better)
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 629.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 587.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 11.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 47.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 4.1   Watt hours
Idle power usage 12.6   Watts