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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The EliteBook Folio 9470m 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 type to it.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and type.
Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Fairly Long Battery Life
The average battery life of ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years is 8.2h. With a battery life of 9.5 hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.
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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The hard drive speeds of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this spec and age.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m range from 4GB to 16GB. The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.
This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
The worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.
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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 a similar age and spec to it.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m, the EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The EliteBook Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (6GB).
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung 900X4D (15") which also has a higher rating.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out more than two years ago.
If this HP laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V5-572G (1.8GHz).
At 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
HDD Storage Medium
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this type and age. This HP portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an SSD storage medium. 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.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel QM77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
SRS PRO Audio
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video