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HP EliteBook 8470w

HP EliteBook 8470w 4 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Mar 2013
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Workstation Power. Notebook Mobility. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, HP's most travel-friendly workstation features ISV-certified, workstation-caliber graphics and powerful processing with... More
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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its notebook PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470w 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 were launched more than two years ago. This laptop also 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 across all many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470w, the EliteBook 8470w has a front camera.

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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 age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470w range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 8470w has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst portable PCs of this age.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

At only 338 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 8470w is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w. The average width of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470w is 380mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470w have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 8470w does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook 8470w has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,150 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470w has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 8470w. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 8470w does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470w

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 8470w over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470w has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w.

If this many processor core laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY m6 (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470w has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470w.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470w has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470w.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP EliteBook 8470w (£1,104.58) (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 8470w has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

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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
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
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
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery 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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 8470, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c8j79p, hp c8j79pa
Barcodes 00887758350393, 00887758350461, 00887758350584

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