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HP 2570p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.7GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com, notebookcheck.biz and CNET.com.au this notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 78%.

Robust

Some HP 2570p reviewers reckoned that it was well made. Expert website Computershopper.com said “HP's EliteBook 2570p is a solid ultraportable for business professionals, offering decent battery life” however despite that they only gave the HP 2570p a score of 60 out of 100. Laptopmag.com said “The 12.5-inch EliteBook 2570p continues this tradition with solid performance” and rated the product 70 out of 100. Slashgear.com said “The EliteBook 2570p is a sturdy, well-built laptop that screams professionalism”.

One HP 2570p reviewer thought the HP 2570p was strong and durable. Laptopmag.com said “HP's Elitebook line of enterprise-friendly notebooks has long offered business users a strong combination of power, durability and flexibility” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Brand

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

Good Battery Life

One HP 2570p reviewer concluded that it had a good battery life.

Nice Design

One HP 2570p owner who bought the HP 2570p considered that it was good looking. Expert website Gadling.com wrote in their HP 2570p review four years ago “The result has been a host of ultra-portable notebook computers that are sleek and stylish”.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. The HP 2570p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

When compared to other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago, the HP 2570p's PCI Express slots version of 3 is one of the newest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 2570p have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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Good Size

One HP 2570p owner mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was a good height. Expert website Cnet.com.au gave the HP 2570p a rating of 4 stars and mentioned five years ago “The newest EliteBook's height got us momentarily excited that there might be decent graphics i”.

One HP 2570p reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Four years ago expert review site Gadling.com mentioned “Over the past few years the trend in laptops has been to get thinner and lighter, often at the expense of power” in their review of the HP 2570p.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz, the HP 2570p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The HP 2570p has a fairly fast processor frequency (2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 2570p. Similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 2570p have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 9.25 hours, the HP 2570p has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average battery life (max) of laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 2570p is 31h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 2570p has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 2570p.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP 2570p has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 2570p is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 2570p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.4 gigahertz, the HP 2570p has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 2570p have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP 2570p which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 62 watt-hours, the HP 2570p has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 2570p have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the HP 2570p which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The HP 2570p is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The HP 2570p has a quite small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the 2570p. Laptops of this age and type have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 2570p does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 2570p. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p do not have a touchscreen. The HP 2570p is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP 2570p is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 2570p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 2570p has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This HP portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 2570p.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the HP 2570p has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

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As we said at the beginning of our review, the HP EliteBook 2570p isn't the newest or sexiest Windows PC, but it is an extremely appealing notebook for enterprise businesses with a large mobile...

7 June 2013

I had said that my major complaint about the Elitebook 8440w was that I had to return it ? but as of now I would gladly trade the 8440w for the 2570p due to portability and performance! For me...

HP's EliteBook 2570p is a solid ultraportable for business professionals, offering decent battery life and flexible expansion. However, its lackluster display quality may turn off some travelers...

20 March 2013

The HP EliteBook 2570p combines long battery life with a rock-solid design and smart software, making it a compelling business ultraportable...

9 February 2013

In the end, the EliteBook 2570p is a sturdy, well-built laptop that screams professionalism, and can prove itself out in the field. The Core i5 keeps the laptop humming along nicely, and while the...

2 January 2013

Over the past few years the trend in laptops has been to get thinner and lighter, often at the expense of power and features. The result has been a host of ultra-portable notebook computers that... Read more…

3 August 2012

Although chunky, the impressive performance and flexibility of this 12.5-inch laptop would make the hardened business road warrior happy...

4 October 2012

Le HP Elitebook 2570p possède même forces et faiblesses que son prédécesseur. Le gros problème reste l'écran - bien qu'il soit maintenant un petit peu plus lumineux, il reste bien trop...

22 October 2012

EliteBook 2570p odziedziczy?y zalety i wady poprzednika. Równie? w tym modelu nieco zbyt ciemny obraz wy?wietlany przez matryc? jest g?ówn? cech? negatywn?, która ogranicza mobilno?? tego...

24 March 2014

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Extremely durable
Nice keyboard
Excellent battery life
Great speakers
Great looks for a business machine, excellent general performance, solid graphics performance, excellent balance of features
Thick and heavy compared to Ultrabooks
Small touchpad
Good, but not great performance
While the light is a nice addition, by now all of their products should have shifted to lighted keyboards
Mediocre display quality
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