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HP 2570p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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20 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all notebook PCs built by HP.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The HP 2570p has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The HP 2570p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the HP 2570p has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 2570p. The PCI Express slot versions of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p range from 2 to 3.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP 2570p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 2570p. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 2570p range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Price Drop of £24.57

In the last couple of weeks the 2570p has dropped in price by £24.57.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz. At 2.7 gigahertz, the HP 2570p has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 2570p.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 8470p[plb_2336447_price] (2.8GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 2570p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 2570p have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h. With a battery life of 9.25 hours, the HP 2570p has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (9.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 2570p has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 2570p also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Inspiron 15[pl_2010002_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2360347_price] both from DELL.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo G500[plb_1970446_price].

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Light

The average weight of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2.2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP 2570p is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price] (1.6kg and cheaper).

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP 2570p has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 2570p has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 2570p. The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 2570p range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP 2570p which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh. At 62 watt-hours, the HP 2570p has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 2570p.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Narrow

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. The HP 2570p is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 305 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 2570p is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 2570p is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP 2570p has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 12.5" notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Asus UX31E[plb_2640626_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 2570p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 2570p do have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2010002_price]; or the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP 2570p has a quite small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 320GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the G500[pl_2014473_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the B50-45[pl_3099410_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2353308_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2350787_price].

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059085_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 2570p has a very small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 2570p is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that have been around for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 2570p is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2010002_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 2570p which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 2570p

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the 2570p over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 2570p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Vostro 3560[pl_1412318_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2010002_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo S510p[plb_1609701_price].

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Modem (RJ-11) Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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As we said at the beginning of our review, the HP EliteBook 2570p isn't the newest or sexiest Windows PC, but it is an extremely appealing notebook for enterprise businesses with a large mobile...

7 June 2013

I had said that my major complaint about the Elitebook 8440w was that I had to return it ? but as of now I would gladly trade the 8440w for the 2570p due to portability and performance! For me...

HP's EliteBook 2570p is a solid ultraportable for business professionals, offering decent battery life and flexible expansion. However, its lackluster display quality may turn off some travelers...

20 March 2013

The HP EliteBook 2570p combines long battery life with a rock-solid design and smart software, making it a compelling business ultraportable...

9 February 2013

In the end, the EliteBook 2570p is a sturdy, well-built laptop that screams professionalism, and can prove itself out in the field. The Core i5 keeps the laptop humming along nicely, and while the...

2 January 2013

Over the past few years the trend in laptops has been to get thinner and lighter, often at the expense of power and features. The result has been a host of ultra-portable notebook computers that... Read more…

3 August 2012

Although chunky, the impressive performance and flexibility of this 12.5-inch laptop would make the hardened business road warrior happy...

4 October 2012

Le HP Elitebook 2570p possède même forces et faiblesses que son prédécesseur. Le gros problème reste l'écran - bien qu'il soit maintenant un petit peu plus lumineux, il reste bien trop...

22 October 2012

EliteBook 2570p odziedziczy?y zalety i wady poprzednika. Równie? w tym modelu nieco zbyt ciemny obraz wy?wietlany przez matryc? jest g?ówn? cech? negatywn?, która ogranicza mobilno?? tego...

24 March 2014

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Extremely durable
Nice keyboard
Excellent battery life
Great speakers
Great looks for a business machine, excellent general performance, solid graphics performance, excellent balance of features
Thick and heavy compared to Ultrabooks
Small touchpad
Good, but not great performance
While the light is a nice addition, by now all of their products should have shifted to lighted keyboards
Mediocre display quality
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