Based on 3,963 owner and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.
Very New PCI Express Slots Version
When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p, the EliteBook 8470p's PCI Express slots version of 3 is one of the newest. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At 650 megahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470p. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.
Quite Fast Processor Frequency
The processor frequencys of laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
Has a Front Camera
The EliteBook 8470p has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p also have a front camera.
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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The hard drive speeds of laptops of this age and type range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 8470p has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.
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 that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 8470p. Across all the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.
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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The HP EliteBook 8470p is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the HP EliteBook 8470p does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of this spec 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.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HP EliteBook 8470p does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.
Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System
This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the EliteBook 8470p over three years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] (512GB and higher rated).
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p.
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Average Display Diagonal
The HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p.
At 2.1 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel QM77 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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