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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Sep 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... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs 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 laptops of this type and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the HP 8470p has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p. The PCI Express slot versions of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The HP 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The HP 8470p has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of this spec and age range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP 8470p is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the HP 8470p which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP 8470p does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and type which have a full-size keyboard.

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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.

If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p, the HP 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Thick

At 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is fairly thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p. The average height of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 27mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the 8470p over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most laptops of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra Z50[plb_2232382_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 3521[plb_2092624_price] (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

The HP 8470p has a pretty average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 8470p.

If this laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (14.1").

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Average Weight

The HP 8470p has a relatively average weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p.

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Specification

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Hard Drive
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Display
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Video
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DisplayPort
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Spill Resistant Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel AES New Instructions
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a7e34e, a7e32e, a7e32et, a7e34et, hp b6q14, hp b6q16, hp c5a69, hp b5p22, hp c4b87, hp h5f54, hp b6p90, hp a5u78, hp i53360, hp c4b87u, hp h5f54e, hp b6p90e, hp a5u78a, hp b6q14e, hp b6q16e, hp c5a69e, hp b5p22u, hp b6p90et, hp p243658, hp a5u78av, hp b6q14ea, hp b6q16ea, hp c5a69et, hp b5p22ut
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DELL XPS 13 vs HP 8470p

DELL XPS 13 vs HP 8470p
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 899.00
Two Years Newer
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Expert Reviews Are Better
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Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

HP Pro vs HP 8470p

HP Pro vs HP 8470p
HP Pro
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3"
HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 1,028.94
Vastly Thinner
Moderately Better Expert Reviews
Much Better Review from Good Gear Guide.com.au
Much Better Review from PC Mag
Only One USB 3.0 Port
One Less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

DELL Inspiron 17R vs HP 8470p

DELL Inspiron 17R vs HP 8470p
DELL Inspiron 17R
2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3"
HP 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 398.00
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Two More USB 2.0 Ports
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