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HP Elitebook 2170p
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HP Elitebook 2170p 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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HP's Ultimate Travel Companion. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, HP's smallest, light-weight EliteBook offers an 29,4 cm (11.6") diagonal HD1 display, business rugged design, extensive connectivity2... More
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HP EliteBook 2170p Video Review (HD)
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HP EliteBook 2170p  - Review & Full Specs

15 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP Elitebook 2170p is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz, the Elitebook 2170p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 2170p is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Elitebook 2170p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 2170p is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Elitebook 2170p has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 2170p, the HP Elitebook 2170p has a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. The Elitebook 2170p has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Elitebook 2170p the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.3 kilograms, the HP Elitebook 2170p is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 2170p.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1414755_price] (1.4kg), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The HP Elitebook 2170p is one of the narrowest notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 2170p (only 292 millimeters) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 2170p have widths of between 38mm and 430mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP Elitebook 2170p does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 2170p do have a front camera.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Elitebook 2170p has a very small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest screen size of laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 2170p is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At only 180 gigabytes, the Elitebook 2170p has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB and higher rated).

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The HP Elitebook 2170p has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Elitebook 2170p range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz.

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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 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Elitebook 2170p does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 2170p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 2170p

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Elitebook 2170p has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the MSI CX640MX[plb_2376153_price] (2.1GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the HP Elitebook 2170p has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 2170p.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3102084_price] (8.2h).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP Elitebook 2170p has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 2170p.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus X550CA[plb_2093524_price] (6GB).

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling
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Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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
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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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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Expert Reviews

(16)
4 September 2013

HP's business-grade notebook packs plenty of speed and nice features into a retro designFans of the supersleek form factors that have become the mainstay of Ultrabooks might wrinkle their noses at... Read more…

19 June 2013

Don't be fooled by looks: this Ultrabook for business from HP packs plenty of speed and nice features into a retro design...

6 June 2013

Fans of the supersleek form factors that have become the mainstay of Ultrabooks might wrinkle their noses at the sight of the HP EliteBook 2170p. With its boxy, squared-off edges and its inch-plus... Read more…

5 June 2013

Fans of the supersleek form factors that have become the mainstay of Ultrabooks might wrinkle their noses at the sight of the HP EliteBook 2170p. With its boxy, squared-off edges and its inch-plus... Read more…

27 February 2013

The HP EliteBook 2170p is a well-designed business ultraportable with a terrific keyboard and a solidly resilient chassis, and its reasonable priced and good feature set make it worthy of...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 30 May 2015 by Peter Escott
(Verified Purchase)

Wife is more than pleased...

Reviewed 14 February 2015 by Steve Lawrence
(Verified Purchase)

Best buy, Warehouse deals Great laptop...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c0k22, hp c0k22e, c0k22eaabd, hp c0k22ea, c0k22eaabu, hp c0k22eaa, hp c0k22eaab, hp c0k22eaabu
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2 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 11.6"
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