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HP EliteBook 8470p 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Jan 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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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average HP many processor core portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,300 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 15 (£1,474.78) (2.8GHz).

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p, the EliteBook 8470p has a full-size keyboard.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 3.2GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. The EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p. The slowest hard drive speed of notebook PCs of this type and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 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 typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

At only 338 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 8470p is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The widths of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 240mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The EliteBook 8470p does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p do have a front camera.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p is 2.4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Thick

The EliteBook 8470p is fairly thick (34 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 8470p. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 8.6mm and 180mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Average Weight

The EliteBook 8470p has a pretty typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 8470w (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6 (6GB and higher rated).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Data Network
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p243635, hp p243635p
Barcodes 00887758295014

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4 core Intel Core i7-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14"
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