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HP 8470p 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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Corporate Elite. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, this premier notebook offers a 35,6 cm (14") diagonal display and amazing battery life. The business rugged design, graphics choices1,... More
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19 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by HP.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 8470p 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 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP 8470p is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 8470p only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the HP 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The PCI Express slots versions of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2.

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

The HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,250 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8470p. Laptops of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the HP 8470p's processor frequency is one of the fastest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

We compared all the other 2.9GHz processor clock speed laptops to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 8470p the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the HP 8470p has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The battery life (max)s of laptops of this age and type range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

If this notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price] (9.1h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8470p has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The HP 8470p has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The HP 8470p has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.75 gravity) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 8470p has one of the bigger processor caches amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops that were released 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p, the HP 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 8470p does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The HP 8470p has a quite big non-operating vibration (1.5 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the 8470p. The smallest non-operating vibration of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1G and the biggest is 160G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the HP 8470p has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 8470p.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the HP 8470p has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p.

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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
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 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
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
4G LTE
4G
Data Network
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 8470, hp c5a70, hp c8j79, hp 8470p, hp c5a70e, hp c8j79p, hp p243635, hp c5a70et, hp c8j79pa, hp p243635p
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