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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display. The business rugged design, graphics choices1, powerful processing and smooth audio... More
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27 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk, computershopper.com and notebookcheck.net this medium processor cores notebook PC has an average expert rating of 76%.

Robust

A few customers considered that the HP 8470p was well made. Pcmag.com scored it 70 out of 100 and wrote on expert website PC Mag “The HP EliteBook 8470p is a solid business-class laptop armed with enough firepower to justify adding "multimedia powerhouse"” in their review of this laptop. Four years ago Techworld.com wrote in their HP 8470p review “It's a solidly built business machine with great performance”. Techworld.com also wrote “Solid allround performer”.

A number of people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Techworld.com wrote in their review of this laptop “Attractive, rugged exterior” . Techworld.com also said “Sturdy chassis”. Five years ago Computershopper.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Corporate customers looking for a compact, rugged laptop with good looks that's easy to upgrade should consider the EliteBook 8470p”.

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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Good Product Quality

A few customers reckoned that the product was good quality. Techworld.com wrote four years ago “Solid build quality” in their review.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. G.t. B said on Amazon “Good Value and Well Made”.

Easy to Use

One HP 8470p reviewer reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 8470p range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The HP 8470p has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (650 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 8470p is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. The HP 8470p has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Good Technical Features

Several HP 8470p reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote “If you're the type of user who wants a lot of power and plenty of features in their laptop” . Techworld.com also said “HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options”. Techworld.com also said “Lots of built-in features”.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The HP 8470p has a quite fast processor frequency (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 8470p.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9.3 hours, the HP 8470p has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p. The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p is 31h.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8470p has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

The slowest DVD-R Double Layer read speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p is 1x, the fastest is 8x, and the average DVD-R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x. At 8 CD-speeds, the HP 8470p has a quite fast DVD-R Double Layer read speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed

The HP 8470p has a fairly fast DVD+R Double Layer read speed (8 CD-speeds) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p. The DVD+R Double Layer read speeds of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 8x, and the average DVD+R Double Layer read speed is 6.6x.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 8470p has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The HP 8470p is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 were launched more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A few HP 8470p reviewers said in their reviews that the HP 8470p was not heavy and bulky. Expert website Techworld.com wrote four years ago “It's a chunky beast that actually gives you a few features from the past, such as a built-in optical dri” . Techworld.com also wrote “Feels heavy”. Techworld.com also mentioned “Bulky appearance”.

One HP 8470p reviewer who reviewed this laptop considered that it was not heavy. Techworld.com said in their review “A pretty hefty machine”.

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Poor Battery Life

A few HP 8470p owners who bought the product considered that it did not have a good battery life. Techworld.com wrote “Poor battery life”.

Poor Design

A number of HP 8470p owners who bought it wrote that it was not good looking.

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The HP 8470p is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 8470p. Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the 8470p the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP 8470p has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.65 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.12GB, the biggest is 200GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The HP 8470p is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the 8470p over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

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Average Weight

The HP 8470p has a fairly typical weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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 Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(12)
12 June 2013

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

Performance
Solid build quality
Good keyboard
Lots of built-in features
Robust metal case
Touchpad sometimes unreliable
Screen resolution too low
Feels heavy
Bulky appearance
Poor contrast display
29 May 2013

If you're the type of user who wants a lot of power and plenty of features in their laptop , the business-oriented HP EliteBook 8470p is worth a look. It's a chunky beast that actually gives you a... Read more…

HP's EliteBook 8470p offers stacks of built-in features, security options and connections to the past. It's a solidly built business machine with great performance and it feels comfortable to use....

1 November 2012

EliteBook 8470p: Known strengths and weaknesses When on the hunt for a business notebook that reaches high demands, sooner or later you will certainly find yourself looking at the HP EliteBooks....

4 September 2012

The HP EliteBook 8470p is an impressive overall performer, so much so that it seems somewhat reductive to simply pigeonhole it as a business-class laptop. It's armed with enough oomph to handle...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 4 July 2016 by G.T. B
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this HP EliteBook 8470p 14-inch Notebook from 'The Designer Laptop Shop'; it was for my computer naive brother and replaced his Acer 5532. Given the HP laptop is circa four years old it's... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Drfridge
(Verified Purchase)
(Verified Purchase)

It is in working condition.But not the worth for the cost show as Hardware casing life does not showing any value add.I feel like casing will last soon after few months time .HDMI port is also not... Read more…

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