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HP ProBook 470 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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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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25 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl the average expert rating of this portable PC is 79 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Some people considered that it was good value for money. Notebookcheck.net said in their review “People looking for an affordable notebook for work will care mostly about the following points”. Notebookcheck.net also mentioned “Affordable 17.3-inch laptops for professional use are by far not as common as 15.6-inch models.”. Notebookcheck.net also said “An affordable entry in the professional sector is exactly what HP's ProBook 470 G0 wants to be”.

One HP ProBook 470 owner mentioned in their reviews that the HP ProBook 470 was a bargain for the price. Notebookcheck.net gave the HP ProBook 470 a rating of 4 stars and said “HP ProBook 470 G0 (H6P56EA) A cheap entry into the professional segment - that is what the HP ProBook 470 G0 wants to be”.

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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

Good Connectivity

One HP ProBook 470 reviewer mentioned that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Mark K. Cowan mentioned in December this year “* Connectivity is great - 4 USB ports, gigabit ethernet, HDMI”. One customer who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Mark K. Cowan he said in his HP ProBook 470 review in December this year “Decent connectivity and performance”.

Robust

One customer said in their reviews that this laptop was well made. Mr S C Wood said in his review of the HP ProBook 470 on Amazon “A good well made laptop, suited to a work environment” but even so he rated this laptop 3 stars. One customer who reviewed the HP ProBook 470 concluded that it was strong and durable. Three years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review of this laptop “A robust case, good input devices”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person reckoned that the HP ProBook 470 was quiet. This year Mark K. Cowan said “* Cooling is very quiet Bad” in his review of the HP ProBook 470. One HP ProBook 470 owner who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was noisy. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “Low operating noise, low temperature development, decent upgrade options” .

Good Product Quality

One HP ProBook 470 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The ProBook 470 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470 range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Very Big Screen Size

Laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 470 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". The HP ProBook 470 has one of the biggest screen sizes (17.3 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

There are a number of other 17.3" portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Lenovo G70-80[plb_3737542_price], the Acer Travelmate TMP277-M[plb_2945502_price], or the HP Probook 470 G2[plb_2901225_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the ProBook 470 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the ProBook 470. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 840[pl_2783814_price], or the ZBook 14[pl_2719881_price] both from HP or the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2699671_price].

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the CX61 2QC[pl_2941553_price] (2.5GHz), or the CR70[pl_2900152_price] (2.5GHz) both from MSI or the Lenovo Z510[plb_2979742_price] (2.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ProBook 470 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470 ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the ProBook 470 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ProBook 470 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2829850_price], the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2701632_price], or the Latitude 15 E5550[pl_2701207_price] all from DELL which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Pavilion 15[pl_2839091_price] (12GB), or the 17-g108na[pl_3017184_price] (12GB) both from HP or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The ProBook 470 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all laptops of this type and age ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 470 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus S200E[plb_1537972_price], the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B[plb_2812628_price], or the Acer Aspire ES1[plb_2825581_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the HP ProBook 470 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus S200E[plb_1537972_price], the Toshiba PORT Z30-B[plb_2898901_price], and the Lenovo E550[plb_2890050_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 470 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The ProBook 470 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 470.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The ProBook 470 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ProBook 470 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The ProBook 470 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and type is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP ProBook 470 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 470.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 470 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. The HP ProBook 470 has one of the bigger battery capacities (51 watt-hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, 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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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed this laptop said that it was not heavy and bulky. Mark K. Cowan he said on Amazon this year “I wouldn't mind the cooling becoming loud under very heavy loads, if it meant I could run at 100% duty without the damn thing crashing” in his review of this laptop.

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.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus S200E[plb_1537972_price], the Lenovo T450s[plb_2927710_price], or the HP ProBook 455 G2[plb_2925951_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T540p[plb_2057543_price] (SSD), the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2885457_price] (SSD), or the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1[plb_2891902_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 470 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2804843_price], or the Latitude 12 7000[pl_2867641_price] both from DELL or the Asus S200E[plb_1537972_price].

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Heavy

At 2.8 kilograms, the HP ProBook 470 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470. The lightest notebook PC of a similar spec and age to the ProBook 470 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.8kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the ProBook 470[pl_2828519_price], the ProBook 470[pl_2783790_price], or the ProBook 470[pl_2348240_price] all from HP which has better reviews.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The ProBook 470 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 470 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 470

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the ProBook 470 over a year ago.

Average Battery Life

At 10.25 hours, the ProBook 470 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ProBook 470.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 10.25h battery life portable PCs currently available including the ProBook 470[pl_2828519_price], or the ProBook 470[pl_2353141_price] both from HP which has better reviews.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Tecra Z40[pl_2891833_price] (10.5h), or the Tecra Z40[pl_2891832_price] (10.5h) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (10.7h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The ProBook 470 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 470.

Other 750GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the ProBook 470[pl_2828519_price], or the ProBook 470[pl_2353141_price] both from HP or the MSI CR61 2M[plb_2464590_price].

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 14[plb_2828624_price] (1TB), the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_2982804_price] (1TB), or the Toshiba L75[plb_2976322_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 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
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(13)
3 December 2015

In review: HP Probook 470 G3. Test model courtesy of Cyberport.deThe Probook should come in question as a replacement for the desktop PC at home for many users. The new Skylake processor has more...

22 December 2015

Intéressant. Le ProBook 470 se réclame d'être une solution de remplacement d'ordinateur de bureau. Faibles nuisances sonores, faibles émissions de chaleur, maintenabilité convenables, bons... Read more…

Matte
Full HD IPS screen, mostly low operating noise, conditionally gaming suitable, maintenancefriendly, decent input devices, one empty M.2 slot
Cran IPS mat Full HD, faibles nuisances sonores, en rgle gnrale, peut servir jouer, maintenable, bons priphriques d'entre, un slot M.2 libre
Pantalla mate Full HD IPS, ruido mayormente bajo, adecuado para el juego con condiciones, mantenimiento fcil, dispositivos de entrada decentes, una ranura M.2 libre
Matter IPSFullHDBildschirm
12month warranty only
Seulement 12 mois de garantie
Slo 12 meses de garanta
Nur 12 Monate Garantie
Solo 12 mesi di garanzia
25 October 2014

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Good application performance
Immaculate build
Decent input devices
Matte screen
Two Windows operating systems
12 month warranty
12 Monate Garantie
15 November 2013

HP ProBook 470 G0 (H6P56EA) Dit is een verkorte versie van het originele artikel. Het volledige Engelse testrapport vind je hier . Een goedkope instap in het professionele marktsegment - dat is...

19 October 2013

ProBook 470 G0 ma by? tanim laptopem do profesjonalnych zastosowa?. Ne jest wi?c a? tak dopracowany i bogato wyposa?ony, jak dro?sze modele biznesowe. Niekoniecznie jednak nale?y to rozumie? jako...

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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…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp l3q28, hp l3q28e, l3q28eaabd, hp l3q28ea
Barcodes 00889296266426, 00889296354505

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