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15 Reasons For
HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Medium processor core laptops manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor core laptops) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite New PCI Express Slot Version
The Probook 470 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Probook 470 have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The HP Probook 470 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Probook 470. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Probook 470 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.
Very Big Screen Size
The smallest screen size of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Probook 470 is 10" and the biggest is 18". When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 470 that we have checked the screen size of, the Probook 470's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the Probook 470 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Probook 470 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Probook 470.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
+10 More reasons for
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Probook 470 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Probook 470.
Has a Front Camera
The Probook 470 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Probook 470 also have a front camera.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
The Probook 470 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years is 12GB.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The HP Probook 470 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Probook 470 is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
Six Battery Cells
Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the Probook 470 which has six battery cells.
Gold EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Gold EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
9 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Probook 470 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Probook 470, the Probook 470 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The HP Probook 470 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.65 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Probook 470. The on-board graphics adapter memory capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 470 range from 0.12GB to 2.1GB.
+6 More reasons against
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 470 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At 2.9 kilograms, the HP Probook 470 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Probook 470.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.
At 413.8 millimeters, the Probook 470 is fairly wide compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Probook 470. The widths of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Probook 470 range from 28mm to 430mm.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 470
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this medium processor core portable PC was released.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Probook 470 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Probook 470 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
+2 Other reasons
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Probook 470 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Probook 470.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76, Intel HM76 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
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
AMD Radeon HD 8750M
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out 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 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
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 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
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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