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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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Travel light at full power. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Ultrabook 1 keeps you productive from the airport to the desktop. Resume from sleep quickly and knock out projects fast. With enterprise... More
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Laptops of this type and age have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite long battery life (13.3 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 7000 (14.5h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC 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 laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Light

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops 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 similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook Folio 9480m which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the flash memory range from 8GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big flash memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the EliteBook Folio 9480m's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC 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

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on laptops of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (£712.30) (2.1GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
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
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 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 HD Audio 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9480m592, hp j5p80, 9480m595, hp j5p80u, 9480m595t, 9480m592t, k4m53utaba, 9480m592tu, j4c80awaba, hp j5p80ut, 9480m595tu
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