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HP 2570p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Aug 2012
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Lighten Your Workload. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, this ultra-portable notebook turns heads with its petite size and business rugged design. Get to work with a standard voltage... More
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HP EliteBook 2570p Video Review
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 2570p range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. The PCI Express slots version of the HP 2570p of 3 is one of the newest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

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

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At 1,200 megahertz, the HP 2570p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 2570p.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The HP 2570p has a quite fast processor frequency (2.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average processor frequency of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 2570p is 2.1GHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP 2570p has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 2570p is 2h and the longest is 5,200h. At 9.3 hours, the HP 2570p has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP 2570p has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The slowest processor boost frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The HP 2570p is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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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 laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 2570p have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP 2570p does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 2570p.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP 2570p has a very small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 2570p. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The HP 2570p has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 2570p is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the HP 2570p does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the HP 2570p does not have a touchscreen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 2570p

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when HP released the 2570p.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 2570p 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 comparable type and age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 2570p.

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Average Weight

The HP 2570p has a fairly average weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 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
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp hdw10, hp hdw10p, hp i53320m4gb128, hp i53320m4gb128g, hp a1l17avsesb40a3, hp i53320m4gb128gb, hp i53320m4gb128gbs, hp i53320m4gb128gbss, hp i53320m4gb128gbssd, hp i53320m4gb128gbssdr, hp i53320m4gb128gbssdrw
Barcodes 00887111492401, 00887111492425

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