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HP Folio 9470m

HP Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Sep 2012
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Everything a business Ultrabook should be. Travel light at full power. HP's first business Ultrabook with docking capabilities included, the HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the... More
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21 Reasons For

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Folio 9470m has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Folio 9470m is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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

The Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Folio 9470m is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the HP Folio 9470m has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Folio 9470m has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Folio 9470m has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Folio 9470m which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the Folio 9470m, the HP Folio 9470m has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Folio 9470m supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most notebook PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable 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 amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Folio 9470m.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Across all the ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the Folio 9470m the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 18h. With a battery life of 10 hours, the Folio 9470m has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Folio 9470m range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Folio 9470m has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Folio 9470m has a very big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the Folio 9470m the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Folio 9470m the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Folio 9470m has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the Folio 9470m.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Folio 9470m is 0.61G. With an operating vibration of 0.75 gravity, the Folio 9470m has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP 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.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops that were launched more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 72Wh. The HP Folio 9470m has a fairly big battery capacity (52 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

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Quite Big Flash Memory

With a flash memory of 32 gigabytes, the HP Folio 9470m has a quite big flash memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average flash memory of laptops of this type and age is 19GB.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The HP 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.

This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the Folio 9470m.

The worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on ultrabooks that are a similar age to it.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Folio 9470m have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Folio 9470m which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Folio 9470m also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the ultrabooks that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 1.5G. At 1.5 gravity, the Folio 9470m has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Folio 9470m.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of portable PCs of this age and type is 130G. At 200 gravity, the HP Folio 9470m has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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8 Other reasons to consider the HP Folio 9470m

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Folio 9470m has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Folio 9470m has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Folio 9470m has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Folio 9470m.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440s (14.1").

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Folio 9470m has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Folio 9470m has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Folio 9470m has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Folio 9470m.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Video
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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ba06xl, hp c9j10, hp c9j10u, hp p243663, hp c9j10ut, hp p243663p
Barcodes 00887111610027, 00887111611819, 00887111646651

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Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
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