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

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 3GHz 4GB May 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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18 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the superior laptop brands according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 8470p range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 22GB.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the HP 8470p has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Very New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 8470p is 2.2. At 3, the HP 8470p has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the 8470p, the HP 8470p's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,300 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 8470p is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 8470p, the processor frequency of the HP 8470p of 3 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the DELL Latitude E6540[plb_2662040_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP 8470p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is in fact the best processor family amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst processor family is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 8470p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 8470p.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 9.25 hours, the HP 8470p has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 8470p. The average battery life (max) of laptops of a similar spec and age to the 8470p is 26h.

There are a number of other 9.25h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the HP 2570p[plb_2010074_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 8470p has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p also have a front camera.

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

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 8470p has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 8470p. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 8470p have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

At 3.7 gigahertz, the HP 8470p has a very fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The processor boost frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The HP 8470p is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 8470p's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p. Laptops that are a similar age to the 8470p have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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 portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the 8470p also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this type and age. 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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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 14 inches, the HP 8470p has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 8470p. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

If this HP notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 8470p. The average internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 8470p is 5.5GB.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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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 of this age and type.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP 8470p has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8470p. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 8470p range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 8470p does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 8470p also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the 8470p. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HP 8470p is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 180GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 8470p

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 8470p has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 8470p.

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Average Weight

The HP 8470p has a fairly average 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Camera
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
Modem (RJ-11) Ports
Headphone Connectivity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
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 3.0 Port
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
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® 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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter 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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h5e20, hp h5e20e, hp p243635, hp h5e20et, hp p243635p, hp h5e20eta, hp h5e20etab, hp h5e20etabu
Barcodes 00887758502266

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