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HP EliteBook 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Mar 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this premier notebook offers a 14-inch diagonal display. The business rugged design, graphics choices, powerful processing and smooth audio quality... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 8470p is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the newest PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.

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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 EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.9 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. 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 across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 8470p.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 8470p has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. The EliteBook 8470p has a quite long battery life (9.3 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 8470p is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 1,280 megapixel, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the highest front camera resolutions amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of this age and type is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 28MP.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The EliteBook 8470p is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 8470p have between one and eight battery cells.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most laptops of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the EliteBook 8470p which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops 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 laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 8470p is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Thick

With a height of 34 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 8470p is one of the thicker similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The heights of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p range from 2.4mm to 300mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook 8470p has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 8470p has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Weight

The HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T410 (£263.99) (14.1").

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standard
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Modem (RJ-11) Port
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Optional 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00887758264324, 00887758264331, 00887758264515, 00887758264751, 00887758264768, 00887758265024, 00887758269893, 00887758270103, 00887758270165, 00887758270189, 00887758295885, 00887758295922, 00887758296165, 00887758298459, 00887758363072, 00887758363089, 00887758385388, 00887758385821, 00887758484159, 00887758726815, 00888182080023

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2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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