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HP Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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Everything a business notebook should be. Travel light at full power. The HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the airport to the desktop. Resume from sleep quickly and knock out projects... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m is 23GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Folio 9470m has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Folio 9470m.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Folio 9470m has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 370MHz.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the Folio 9470m has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Folio 9470m. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Folio 9470m is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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

Most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Folio 9470m have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP Folio 9470m which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Folio 9470m supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Folio 9470m.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP Folio 9470m has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Folio 9470m also have a front camera.

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Light

The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Folio 9470m range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The HP Folio 9470m is quite light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Folio 9470m.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price] (1.6kg).

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Folio 9470m has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of laptops that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 that have been around for more than two years.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Folio 9470m have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Folio 9470m which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Folio 9470m is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Folio 9470m have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age 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.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Folio 9470m is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The Folio 9470m has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system which is better than the Windows 8 recovery operating system found on most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

This notebook PC's recovery operating system (Windows 7 Professional) is actually the worst recovery operating system across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best recovery operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP Folio 9470m

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8.5 hours, the Folio 9470m has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Folio 9470m.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the XPS 13[pl_1994696_price] (8.53h), or the XPS 13[pl_2601999_price] (8.53h) both from DELL or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2432329_price] (8.6h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP Folio 9470m has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Folio 9470m.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon[plb_2430283_price] (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Folio 9470m has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Folio 9470m.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP Folio 9470m has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (14.1").

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP Folio 9470m has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_1595369_price].

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Asus X550CA[plb_1598926_price] (2GHz).

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Full HD
LED Backlight
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Camera
Front Camera
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DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(40)
9 October 2013

Summary: Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package.Ultra-sleek, thin and light, finished with a classy soft touch silver paint.... Read more…

6 June 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well-made ultrabook-style system with a particularly good combination of keyboard and touchpad. We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice, but...

HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook, and it's also very fast. All of that good stuff comes at a high price that's perhaps typical of...

29 April 2013

Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer... Read more…

19 April 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp e1y34, hp c9j10, hp c9j10u, hp i53437, hp e1y34u, hp i53437u, hp e1y34ut, hp c9j10ut, hp i54gb500, hp e1y34uta, hp i54gb500g, hp e1y34utab, hp i54gb500gb, hp e1y34utaba
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