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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Genuine 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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19 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3. 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 were launched around the same time as the 8470p.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The HP 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP 8470p has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the 8470p (£845.00) (2.9GHz), or the ProBook 650 (3GHz) both from HP or the Asus UX301LA (2.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

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

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Long Battery Life

At 9.25 hours, the HP 8470p has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The battery lifes of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If this HP portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the HP 8470p (£845.00) (9.3h and cheaper), or the Lenovo L440 (11h and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

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

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP ProBook 440 which is cheaper.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the HP EliteBook 8470p (£973.00), or the Samsung NP3530EC is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP 8470p which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh. At 62 watt-hours, the HP 8470p has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Shallow

The average depth of notebook PCs of this age and type is 9.6", and the depths range from 8" to 15". With a depth of only 9.11 inches, the HP 8470p is one of the shallower notebook PCs of this age and type amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Narrow

At only 338 millimeters, the HP 8470p is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8470p. Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 8470p is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p do have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ProBook 440 which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the ProBook 440, or the 8470p (£845.00) both from HP which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13 (SSD), or the HP EliteBook 850 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the ThinkPad X240, or the X1 Carbon both from Lenovo which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Thick

The heights of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm. With a height of 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is one of the thicker notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 8470p amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 8470p has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (£899.00) (512GB and higher rated) or the Lenovo Z500 (£789.68) (1TB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 17 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL XPS 13.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP Pavilion 17 (£838.00) (6GB and cheaper), the Lenovo Z500 (£789.68) (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15 (£846.00) (6GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the ProBook 450 (15.6"), or the ProBook 450 (15.6") both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8470p has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the XPS 13 (1.4kg and cheaper), or the XPS 15 (2.6kg and cheaper) both from DELL.

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Specification

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Processor Series
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
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LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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Bundled Software
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
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Energy Star Certified
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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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Barcodes 00086112977573, 00086112977603, 00086112977733, 00086112978044, 00086112978051, 00886112977078, 00886112977184, 00886112977191, 00886112977207, 00886112977214, 00886112977221, 00886112977238, 00886112977245, 00886112977269, 00886112977306, 00886112977337, 00886112977412, 00886112977573, 00886112977580, 00886112977603, 00886112977689, 00886112977696, 00886112977702, 00886112977719, 00886112977726, 00886112977733, 00886112977740, 00886112977757, 00886112977764, 00886112977795

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DELL XPS 13 vs HP 8470p

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HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 899.00 £973.00
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
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Lenovo X220 vs HP 8470p

Lenovo X220 vs HP 8470p
Lenovo X220
2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 220.68 £973.00
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16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

DELL Latitude 15 vs HP 8470p

DELL Latitude 15 vs HP 8470p
DELL Latitude 15
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ £973.00
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
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