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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. When compared to other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Elitebook Folio 9470m of 650 megahertz is one of the fastest.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At 1,200 megahertz, the Elitebook Folio 9470m has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz.
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. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 9470m, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m has a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
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SSD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.9GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Elitebook Folio 9470m has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
Very Big Operating Vibration
The operating vibrations of ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.5G to 0.75G, and the average operating vibration is 0.63G. When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the operating vibration of the Elitebook Folio 9470m of 0.75 gravity is one of the biggest.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Across all the ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook Folio 9470m the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Elitebook Folio 9470m which has three USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of 52 watt-hours, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst ultrabooks of this age. Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 70Wh.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This portable PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The Elitebook Folio 9470m has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most common memory slots.
A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most portable PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years range from 120GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Elitebook Folio 9470m has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
We compared this laptop to all the other 128GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Samsung 900X4D which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Elitebook Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Big Non-Operating Shock
When compared to other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the non-operating shock of the Elitebook Folio 9470m of 200 gravity is one of the biggest. The non-operating shocks of ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 9470m range from 60G to 200G.
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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration
When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years that we have checked, the Elitebook Folio 9470m's non-operating vibration of 1.5 gravity is one of the biggest. The non-operating vibrations of ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 9470m range from 1G to 1.5G.
7 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m
Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the Elitebook Folio 9470m over three years ago.
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 a similar age and type to it. Most ultrabooks that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 8.5 hours, the Elitebook Folio 9470m has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (6GB).
Average Screen Size
The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Elitebook Folio 9470m has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook Folio 9470m has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 9470m.
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution 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 Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
-15.24 - 12192
-15.24 - 3048
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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