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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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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 choices1,... More
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17 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs produced by HP.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the HP 8470p has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The PCI Express slot versions of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 2 to 3. The HP 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the 8470p the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,250 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the 8470p have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 8470p which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec, the processor clock speed of the HP 8470p of 2.9 gigahertz is one of the fastest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650[plb_2481395_price] (3GHz).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 8470p has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p is 520GB. At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP 8470p has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The HP 8470p has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP 8470p does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have a full-size keyboard, however the HP 8470p does not 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 this spec and age. 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 notebook PC is too bad for you then you might 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Thick

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 8470p have heights of between 2.4mm and 300mm. At 34 millimeters, the HP 8470p is quite thick compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over four years.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at 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 relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Specification

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Display
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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
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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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 hp 8470, hp c5a70, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c5a70e, hp c8j79p, hp p243635, hp c5a70et, hp c8j79pa, hp p243635p
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