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

2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2.9GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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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 choices,... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 8470p range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. The EliteBook 8470p has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470p is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP EliteBook 8470p is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 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 laptops of this age and spec.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,250 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p is 1,100MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.9 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

There are a number of other 2.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 8470p has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 8470p the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 8470p supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC'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 notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 8470p.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 8470p has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the EliteBook 8470p has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470p. The hard drive speeds of laptops of this age and type range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Very Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 8470p range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.6 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast CD Rewrite Speed

At 10 CD-speeds, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly fast CD rewrite speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p the CD rewrite speeds range from 1x to 10x.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

The EliteBook 8470p has one of the bigger cache memorys (4 megabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest cache memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 8470p has a quite big l3 cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470p. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 8470p have l3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average l3 cache is 3.1MB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At 55 watt-hours, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to 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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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 1.6GB to 2GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 1.8GB. At only 1,695 megabyte, the EliteBook 8470p has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 8470p, the EliteBook 8470p does not have a touchscreen.

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 8470p

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when HP released the EliteBook 8470p.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 8470p has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 8470p.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP EliteBook 8470p has a pretty standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 8470p.

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Average Weight

At 2.1 kilograms, the EliteBook 8470p has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 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
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
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
Hard Drive
Hard Disk Drive 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
Glossy Display
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
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
Optical Drive Interface
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio Included
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
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
I/O Ports
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 3.0 Port
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
Keyboard Type
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 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
Security Management Description
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
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
Intel Visual Technology
Hard Drive Controller Type
64-Bit Computing
Memory Type
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Expansion Slots
Maximum Internal Memory
Manageability Features
Cache Memory
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Wireless Technology
Weight (imperial)
Size
Maximum Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Battery Type

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 8470, hp c5a70, hp 8470p, hp b6p94, hp 64bit, hp b6p94e, hp i73520, hp c5a70e, hp i73520m, hp c5a70et, c5a76eaak8, c5a76eaaby, dockla2405, hp b6p94et, dockla2405x, dockla2405xm, dockla2405xmo, dockla2405xmou, dockla2405xmous, dockla2405xmouse
Barcodes 00887111225030, 00887111225047, 00887111226358, 00887111863973, 00887111863980, 00887111864024, 00887111864840, 00887111864857, 00887111864864, 00887111864888, 00887111864949, 00887111864970, 00887111865052

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