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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Oct 2012
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display and amazing battery life. The business rugged design, graphics choices,... More
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24 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP 8470p's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the fastest amongst laptops of a similar spec and age to the 8470p. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 8470p the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and type is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the HP 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this spec and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP 8470p has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo T530[plb_1526497_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP 8470p[plb_1613025_price] (2.7GHz).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this spec and age. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9.3 hours, the HP 8470p has one of the longer battery lifes amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p, the HP 8470p has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 8470p the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.3 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Processor Front Side Bus

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p have processor front side bus of between 1.3MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average processor front side bus is 1,400MHz. At 1,600 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a very fast processor front side bus compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

At 8 CD-speeds, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast DVD+R double layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p have DVD+R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Laptops that are a similar age to the 8470p have DVD-R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 6.6x. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p that we have assessed, the DVD-R double layer read speed of the HP 8470p of 8 CD-speeds is one of the fastest.

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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 that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The HP 8470p has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed

The HP 8470p has a fairly fast CD rewrite speed (10 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The CD rewrite speeds of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p range from 4x to 16x, and the average CD rewrite speed is 5.9x.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 8470p is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP 8470p has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. 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.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1,650 megabyte, the HP 8470p has one of the smaller on-board graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 8470p is 120MB and the biggest is 2.1GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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Thick

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 8470p have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is one of the thicker laptops that were released more than two years ago amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the T410[pl_1629753_price] (14.1"), or the L540[pl_1623008_price] (15") both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8470p has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(12)
12 June 2013

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

Performance
Solid build quality
Good keyboard
Lots of built-in features
Robust metal case
Touchpad sometimes unreliable
Screen resolution too low
Feels heavy
Bulky appearance
Poor contrast display
29 May 2013

If you're the type of user who wants a lot of power and plenty of features in their laptop , the business-oriented HP EliteBook 8470p is worth a look. It's a chunky beast that actually gives you a... Read more…

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

1 November 2012

EliteBook 8470p: Known strengths and weaknesses When on the hunt for a business notebook that reaches high demands, sooner or later you will certainly find yourself looking at the HP EliteBooks....

4 September 2012

The HP EliteBook 8470p is an impressive overall performer, so much so that it seems somewhat reductive to simply pigeonhole it as a business-class laptop. It's armed with enough oomph to handle...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 4 July 2016 by G.T. B
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this HP EliteBook 8470p 14-inch Notebook from 'The Designer Laptop Shop'; it was for my computer naive brother and replaced his Acer 5532. Given the HP laptop is circa four years old it's... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Drfridge
(Verified Purchase)
(Verified Purchase)

It is in working condition.But not the worth for the cost show as Hardware casing life does not showing any value add.I feel like casing will last soon after few months time .HDMI port is also not... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp cpu4, hp cpu4g, hp cpu4gb, hp ram320, hp i53320, hp i53320m, hp ram320g, hp ram320gb, hp display26, hp display26g, hp 8470pi53320, hp display26gh, hp display26ghz, hp 8470pi53320m, hp elitebook8470, hp 8470pi53320mn, hp 8470pi53320mno, hp elitebook8470p, hp 8470pi53320mnoo, hp 8470pi53320mnoos, hp 8470pi53320mnoosr, hp 8470pi53320mnoosrc, hp mbhp8470pw1026ci54, hp 8470pi53320mnoosrcc, hp 8470pi53320mnoosrcb
Barcodes 00634392676392, 00701948555798, 00709586766514, 00735286125030, 00750253253776, 00750253279493, 00887111477231, 00887111477248, 08871114772310

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