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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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Introducing the next generation HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Ultrabook. Timeless, ultra slim profile in an all metal design with optional 4G Broadband wWAN, and 4th Generation Intel Core Processing... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the longer battery lifes (13.25 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2745391_price] (14.5h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 9480m supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that were released around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP laptop 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9480m is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m[plb_2353828_price] (1.6kg).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of laptops of this type and age is 0.5G, the biggest is 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m's operating vibration of 0.75 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 0.51MB to 4MB. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m, the processor cache of the EliteBook Folio 9480m of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Power Adapter Height

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m have power adapter heights of between 22mm and 67mm. With a power adapter height of only 22.4 millimeters, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the shorter power adapter heights amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 10" to 18". The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Deep Power Adapter Depth

The shallowest power adapter depth of similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago is 27mm and the deepest is 300mm. With a power adapter depth of 49.5 millimeters, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the deeper power adapter depths 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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

Portable PCs of this spec and age have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.2G. The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations (1.5 gravity) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. The non-operating shock of the EliteBook Folio 9480m of 200 gravity is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C55[plb_2566805_price] (2.13GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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 OpenGL 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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 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)
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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j5p80utaba, hp p242049, hp p242049p
Barcodes 00012302565101, 00888793419809, 00888793530481, 00889296072997, 08887934198094

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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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