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HP ProBook 470 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The attractive HP ProBook 470 G2 with its 17-inch diagonal, optional FHD screen and latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and... More
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Big Screen Size

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 470 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the ProBook 470's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 470 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also 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 amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the ProBook 470.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ProBook 470 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ProBook 470 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At 750 gigabytes, the ProBook 470 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 470.

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Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 470 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of laptops of this age and spec range from 180GB to 1.5TB. The ProBook 470 has a quite big hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ProBook 470 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 470. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ProBook 470 is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Laptops that have been around for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the HP ProBook 470 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 470 range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the ProBook 470 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 470.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 the storage medium of this HP notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the ProBook 470 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 470. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 14 3000 (£328.84) (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 470 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 470. Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus X75A (£462.59) (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 470 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 470 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that was launched more than two years ago is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. At 2.8 kilograms, the ProBook 470 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ProBook 470.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the ProBook 470 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 470 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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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 spec.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ProBook 470

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

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
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Optical Drive
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
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(12)
4 March 2015

HP aims its ProBook 470 G2 at both professional and private users. The laptop's computing power is certainly sufficient for both user groups. The installed graphics core even allows playing...

26 April 2015

Parce que l'on n'a jamais assez de puissance. HP s'est décidé à équiper sa gamme ProBook des nouveaux processeurs Broadwell, une nouvelle génération qui apporte son lot de gains en... Read more…

30 December 2014

Upgrade of downgrade? HP's nieuwe G2-versie van hun 17-inch business- en multimedia-hybride beschikt over geüpdatete hardware. De nieuwe modellen hebben een i5-4210U CPU in plaats van de i5-4200M... Read more…

7 December 2014

HP ProBook 470 G2HP ProBook 470 G2 spisze si? ca?kiem przyzwoicie jako notebook dla pocz?tkuj?cego przedsi?biorcy, niemaj?cego styczno?ci z wcze?niejszymi wersjami lub wymagaj?cego d?u?szej pracy...

17 September 2014

Kolejna ju? modernizacja ProBooka 470 sprawi?a, ?e zmieni? on nieco charakter. Nadal mamy tu do czynienia z du?ym i wygodnym notebookiem biznesowym. Przesiadka w drugiej generacji na...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 27 January 2016 by Mark K. Cowan

Had one of these for a year now. Mine is fully spec'd, so i7 processor, 8GB RAM, etc. I run both Linux and Windows on it regularly. Good points: * The performance and core hardware is great -... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2014 by Mr S C Wood
(Verified Purchase)

A good well made laptop, suited to a work environment. Such a shame that this machine was loaded with various 'adware' which made it rather annoying when logged in to the internet. Some of this... Read more…

Reviewed 1 December 2013 by Tony A | 22 Comments

There are many reasons for HP's fall from grace. The quality of their manufacturing being one. I have been buying laptops for the last 20 years and have plumbed an all-time low with this one.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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