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HP EliteBook 8470p

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

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display. The business rugged design, graphics choices, powerful processing and smooth audio... More
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11 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

At 3, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p. The average PCI Express slot version of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2, and the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.6GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Probook 470[plb_1562862_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the 8470p[pl_2830659_price] (2.9GHz and cheaper), or the ProBook 650[pl_2481395_price] (3GHz and cheaper) both from HP or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2327303_price] (2.8GHz and cheaper).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 8470p has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the HP ProBook 440[plb_2353338_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera including the HP 8470p[plb_1481744_price], or the Samsung NP3530EC[plb_1552133_price].

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470p the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the HP EliteBook 8470p which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 8470p do have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the HP ProBook 440[plb_2353338_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the ProBook 440[pl_2353338_price], and the 8470p[pl_2830659_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2446460_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Pricey

The price range of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is from £178 to £1,964. We think that this notebook PC looks expensive compared to other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 8470p does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the ThinkPad X240[pl_2430339_price], or the X1 Carbon[pl_3085960_price] both from Lenovo which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of this age and type is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. The EliteBook 8470p is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p (34 millimeters) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 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 similar age and spec to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the HP Probook 470[plb_1562862_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated) or the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_1628618_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 8470p has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price], and the HP Pro[plb_1496960_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (6GB and cheaper), the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2515489_price] (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2706073_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook 8470p has a relatively typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 14" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1530282_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (15.6" and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2579954_price] (15.6" and cheaper).

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Average Weight

The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly standard weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch[plb_1530282_price] (1.6kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
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 Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp b5p22, hp a5u78, hp a5u78a, hp i53340, hp i53320, hp b5p22u, h5f54eaabu, hp i53340m, hp i53320m, hp b5p22ut, h5f54eaaby, hp a5u78av, hp 1600x900, hp b5p22uta, hp b5p22utab, hp b5p22utaba
Barcodes 00065430005643, 00887111047069, 00887758471593, 00887758471760, 00887758561553, 00888182080023, 00888182177716, 08877584715932

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HP Zbook 14 vs HP EliteBook 8470p
HP Zbook 14
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 14"
HP EliteBook 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 1,081.08 £973.00
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Newer by 15 Months
13mm Thinner
Four USB 3.0 Ports
16GB Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Three Times Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

DELL XPS 13 vs HP EliteBook 8470p

DELL XPS 13 vs HP EliteBook 8470p
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
HP EliteBook 8470p
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 899.00 £973.00
19 Months Newer
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
700g Lighter
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory
Significantly Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Latitude 14 E7440 vs EliteBook 8470p

DELL Latitude 14 E7440 vs HP EliteBook 8470p
DELL Latitude 14 E7440
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
£ 942.00 £973.00
19 Months Newer
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
62% Thinner
One More USB 3.0 Port
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
450MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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