We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version
The PCI Express slot versions of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Probook 470 G0 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.2. At 3, the HP Probook 470 G0 has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP Probook 470 G0 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Probook 470 G0. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.
Very Big Screen Size
When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Probook 470 G0 that we have assessed, the screen size of the Probook 470 G0 of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Probook 470 G0 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".
Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed
Laptops of this spec and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz. The Probook 470 G0 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Probook 470 G0 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 spec and age. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Probook 470 G0.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display
This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Probook 470 G0 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Probook 470 G0 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Probook 470 G0, the Probook 470 G0 has a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.
Quite Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Probook 470 G0 have DVD+R double layer read speeds of between 4x and 8x, and the average DVD+R double layer read speed is 6.6x. The Probook 470 G0 has a fairly fast DVD+R double layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Probook 470 G0.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed
With a CD rewrite speed of 10 CD-speeds, the Probook 470 G0 has one of the faster CD rewrite speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the CD rewrite speeds range from 4x to 16x.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this age and type.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this age and spec.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the HP Probook 470 G0 which has one PCI Express lane (max).
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable type and 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 portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (£972.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Probook 470 G0 is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the HP Probook 470 G0 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Probook 470 G0.
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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The Probook 470 G0 has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1,650 megabyte) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter memory of between 120MB and 2.1GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Probook 470 G0 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this type and age.
The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2.2kg. With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the HP Probook 470 G0 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Probook 470 G0.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP Probook 470 (£765.00) (2.9kg).
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Probook 470 G0
Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the Probook 470 G0 over three years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The HP Probook 470 G0 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Probook 470 G0 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Average Internal Memory
The Probook 470 G0 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
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 Interface
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 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Integrated TV Tuner
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
HP Wireless Hotspot,Cyberlink Media Suite,HP ePrint,SMS Roaming Alert,HP Mobile Connect,HP Hotkey support,HP 3D Driveguard,Winzip,PDF Complete Corporate Edition,Skype ready,HP Recovery Manager,Evernote,HP Support Assistant,Buy Office
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
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-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
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